Following Operation Tiderace and the liberation of Malaya by Lord Mountbatten's forces, he and Lady Mountbatten inspect former English prisoners of war freed from Japanese imprisonment
LECLERC GENERAL (FRENCH) Arriving at Saigon to take over the Military Government there from the British.
FLAGS. Japanese 94th. Div. forced to march past, & salute the Union Jack, at their surrender at Sungei Patani.
FRANCE MILITARY. French troops arriving in Saigon. Gen. Leclerc arriving by plane to take over Military Government from British.
Indo-Chinese. (French) (Indo-China.) French troops arriving in Saigon. French population cheering. Gen. LeClerc arriving at Saigon by plane, to take over Military Government from the British.
JAPAN. MILITARY. The 94th. Div. surrenders at Sungei Patani, to Maj.Gen.Woods. 14 hundred Officers hand over their swords. Whole parade march past, & salute the Union Jack, in the pouring rain.
MALAYA. Japanese 94th. Div. surrender at Sungei Patani, Malaya.
MOUNTBATTEN. LORD LOUIS & LADY And Lady. Talking to freed P.O.W.s. at Singapore.
PRISONERS OF WAR. Lord & Lady Louis Mountbatten visit freed Allied P.O.Ws at Singapore.
PRISONERS OF WAR. Japanese at Sungei Patani surrender officially, by, handing over their swords (the officers), to Gen. Woods. Whole Parade march past the Union Jack, in pouring rain.
SINGAPORE. Lord & Lady Louis Mountbatten visit Allied P.O.W.s.at Singapore.
SOEKARNO. Dr. (Self styled President of the Indonesian Movement, in Java). w. his Cabinet.
Earl Mountbatten of Burma (Lord Louis Mountbatten), Royalty
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Background: Following Operation Tiderace and the liberation of Malaya by Lord Mountbatten's forces, he and Lady Mountbatten inspect former English prisoners of war freed from Japanese imprisonment