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    Japanese military officially ends fighting againist the British

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    JAPAN: Hong Kong: Hong Kong Island: Government Hill:

    FRASER, Rear Admiral Sir Bruce. At surrender of Japs in Hong Kong.

    HARCOURT. Admiral. SIR CECIL. Receives Jap surrender of Hong Kong. Receiving sords from Garrison Commander & a Vice-Admiral. Signing himself.

    HONG KONG Liberation of H.K. Ships of R.N. at ancore in harbour. Troops going ashore in landing craft. Firing at snipers, Jap snipers surrendering. Jap officers leaving Peninsula Hotel for prison camp. Surrender signed at Government House, Admiral Harcourt & Admiral Bruce Fraser sit down at surrender table. Jap garrison Commander w. a Vice-Admiral, enter & sign surrender, handing over their sords to Admiral Harcourt. Harcourt signing, Union Jack being hoisted. Scenes in streets of Hong Kong. Jap soldiers cleaning streets guarded by 'blue jackets'. Jap P.O.W.s. being marched through street.

    MILITARY BRITISH. Br. troops going ashore in landing craft, in streets firing at Jap snipers. Snipers giving themselves up.

    NAVAL BRITISH. Ships of Royal Navy in the harbour of Hong Kong. Saulors guarding Jap P.O.W.s. being made to clear up the roads.

    PRISONERS OF WAR. Jap snipers surrendering in Hong Kong, Jap P.O.W.s. cleaning streets

    china sea, warships, royal navy, pennisula hotel, swords, gunfire, snippers, WWII, World War Two, World War II, Second World War, War, Allied, Allies, gun salute, prisoner of war, Sir Cecil Halliday Jepson Harcourt, General Tanaka
    Background: Japanese military officially ends fighting againist the British

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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