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British Army 1945
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 official surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945.
Allied missions against Singapore
On September 5, 1945 at 11:30am HMS Sussex (96) entered Singapore Harbor with the flag of the Rear-Admiral Cedric Holland flying as part of "Operation Tiderace". After anchoring, General Seishirō Itagaki, commander of the Japanese garrison at Singapore was brought aboard to sign the instrument of surrender for the forces under his command.
Changi Prison (Changi Prison Complex)
Changi POW Camp (Selarang Barracks)
Seletar Naval Base
Sungei Buloh Airfield
Kranji War Cemetery
Sentosa Island (Fort Siloso)
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