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During the Pacific War, Singapore was used by the Japanese as a staging base and Singapore Harbor was used by Japanese warships and transports.
During 1943 but the Australian Army Z Forces attacked Singapore Harbor during September 1943 and during October 1943 during "Operation Jaywick". By late 1944 Singapore was within range of of B-29 Superfortresses and targeted until the end of the Pacific War.
Allied missions against Singapore
until the official surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945.
Operation Tiderace was the Allied operation to recapture Singapore. On September 5, 1945 at 11:30am, HMS Sussex entered Singapore Harbor with the flag of the Rear-Admiral Cedric Holland. After anchoring, General Seishirō Itagaki, commander of the Japanese garrison at Singapore was brought on board and signed the formal surrender of the Japanese Army.
Seletar Naval Base
Sungei Buloh Airfield
Kranji War Cemetery
Sentosa Island (Fort Siloso)
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