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  • Short Summary

    Japanese officers sign surrender papers.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Japanese officers put into lorries and armed vehicles are escorted through streets.

    Panning shot of large building.

    Shots of 2 British officers checking papers.

    Japanese officers brought from building put into lorry.

    3 top Japanese officers seated at a table. Surrender papers are brought to them which they sign. Allied officers also sign.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2052.12
    Media URN:
    62665
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:40:35:00 / 01:43:10:00
    Canister:
    UN 1273 E

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The location for the signing of the surrender terms is the Throne Room of Government House, Rangoon, Burma.

    The document signing took place on 28 August 1945.

    The man pictured at 1:19 is Major General Frederick Browning.

    There's further footage of this event in clip 2052.13.

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