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The Japanese also went to war against America by bombing Pearl Harbour Naval Base in December 1941. The Japanese were finally defeated in 1945 when America used the atomic bomb to destroy the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

In Singapore, Admiral Lord Louis Mountbatten formally accepted the Japanese surrender in City Hall on 12 September 1945.

Note: The blue stamp shows King George the Sixth.

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Written by victorkoo

11 December, 2008 at 1:00 pm

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