• Short Summary

    Surrender of Singapore document signed aboard HMS Sussex.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "SINGAPORE SURRENDER".

    Malaya (Malaysia).

    Destroyers at sea. Close up shot of General Sir Robert Mansergh boarding HMS 'Sussex' and saluting. General Mansergh walking towards camera. Rear Admiral Holland arrives by launch. General Christison arriving onboard ship. Japanese representatives arriving onboard Sussex. Vice Admiral Fukutomi boarding ship. General Itagaki boarding. Admiral Fukutomi and General Itagaki bareheaded enter Admiral's cabin. Close up shot of Rear Admiral Holland, General Christison and General Mansergh seated at table. Close up shot of Admiral Fukutomi signing the surrender. Close up shot of General Itagaki signing the surrender. Close up shot of the surrender manuscript. Japanese leaving after the ceremony.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1165.04
    Media URN:
    40261
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/09/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:29:00 / 01:12:31:00
    Canister:
    45/77

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Rear Admiral Holland" is Cedric Holland.

    "General Christison" is General Sir Philip Christison.

    "Admiral Fukutomi" in text and tags should read Vice Admiral Shigeru Fukudome.

    "General Itagaki" is Seishiro Itagaki.

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