Indian newsreel item showing Royal Marines liberating Japanese occupied Penang.
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Newsreel item from Indian News Parade.
Title reads: "Penang Reoccupied".
Royal Marines land at Penang, Malaya, after the Japanese have surrendered. M/S Japanese officers lined up on the quayside. Various shots Captain Hilton DSO (naval officer in charge) coming ashore. Various shots of flag hoisting ceremony - Union Jack flag is raised, military band plays. Various shots liberated Malayan population rejoicing. Sailors and Marines drive through streets in military vehicles - lots of waving and flags, carnival atmosphere. Japanese prisoners of war are marched through the street. British officers inspect the captured Japanese seaplane base.