Small Photo of Japanese Surrender

Discussion in 'Burma & India' started by jeffbubble, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. jeffbubble

    jeffbubble Senior Member

  2. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    Do you know the location of this particular event Jeff? It doesn't look like the surrender aboard the Missouri. There must have been ceremonies like this performed throughout SE Asia during August/September 1945.
  3. KevinBattle

    KevinBattle Senior Member

    bamboo43 and timuk like this.
  4. timuk

    timuk Well-Known Member

    Think that's it Kevin. Uniforms match those either side of Mountbatten in both photos.

  5. bamboo43

    bamboo43 Very Senior Member

    Thanks Kevin.
  6. Kenneth Berry

    Kenneth Berry Member

    Pretty sure its Santosa Island Singapore. Cable Car Trip now. Ken B. Senior Moment House name won't come back sorry. Ken B
  7. SDP

    SDP Incurable Cometoholic Patron

    Looks like Singapore City Hall when cross-referencing to other photos (courtesy of Dr Google) taken at the time. Several tell-tales including what looks like a brief case on one end of the table. There is also a gallery in the room from which this photo could easily have been taken.
  8. jeffbubble

    jeffbubble Senior Member

    was given to me by Burma Star RAF Regiment vet

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