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12 Mar 1942

Dutch East Indies
  • British General Sitwell, Australian Brigadier Blackburn, and US Colonel Searle formally surrendered to Japanese General Maruyama at Bandung, Java, Dutch East Indies at 0730 hours. ww2dbase [Dutch East Indies Campaign, Java | Bandung, Java | CPC]
10 Oct 1945

Dutch East Indies
  • Indonesian forces took control of much of Bandung, Java, Indonesia. Nearby Japanese forces, not having officially surrendered yet, counterattacked and took back the city, preventing the nationalist groups from capturing a weapon factory. ww2dbase [Bandung, Java | CPC]
18 Oct 1945

Dutch East Indies
  • Japanese forces in Bandung, Java, Dutch East Indies surrendered to British forces. ww2dbase [Bandung, Java | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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