12 Sep '17, 1am

Japan formally surrendered 72 years ago, marking the end of Japanese Occupation of S’pore https://t.co/jZJW6Mldpw

Mention World War II to Singaporeans and thoughts of the Japanese Occupation and its associated atrocities, suffering, and death come to mind. It was a difficult time. Singapore fell to the Japanese on Feb. 15, 1942. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Occupation. It was a dark period that saw the local population suffer from severe food shortages and the general brutality of the occupying forces, which included the massacres carried out in the Sook Ching operation. Things changed, however, when the United States dropped two atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima on Aug. 6 and Nagasaki on Aug. 9, 1945. Advertisement Japan surrendered, unconditionally On Aug. 15, 1945, Japanese Emperor Hirohito announced over the radio that Japan has accepted its fate of surrendering unconditionally to the Allied forces, marking the beginning of the end of...

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