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British Rear Admiral Cecil Harcourt reading the terms of surrender to the Japanese representatives, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945. At left is Chinese Major General Pan Hwa Kuei and far left is Adm Bruce FraserBritish Rear Admiral Cecil Harcourt receiving the sword of Japanese Army Major General Umekichi Okada during the Hong Kong surrender ceremony, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945.
British Rear Admiral Cecil Harcourt reading the terms of surrender to the Japanese representatives, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945. At left is Chinese Major General Pan Hwa Kuei and far left is Adm Bruce FraserBritish Rear Admiral Cecil Harcourt receiving the sword of Japanese Army Major General Umekichi Okada during the Hong Kong surrender ceremony, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945.
Japanese Navy Vice Admiral Ruitaro Fujita arriving at Government House, Hong Kong, for the surrender ceremonies while escorted by a Royal Marine, 16 Sep 1945. Note Thompson M1A1.Japanese Navy Vice Admiral Ruitaro Fujita signing the Instrument of Surrender of Japanese forces in and around Hong Kong, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945
Japanese Navy Vice Admiral Ruitaro Fujita arriving at Government House, Hong Kong, for the surrender ceremonies while escorted by a Royal Marine, 16 Sep 1945. Note Thompson M1A1.Japanese Navy Vice Admiral Ruitaro Fujita signing the Instrument of Surrender of Japanese forces in and around Hong Kong, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945
Representatives of China, United Kingdom, and Japan signing the Japanese instrument of surrender for Hong Kong, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945
Representatives of China, United Kingdom, and Japan signing the Japanese instrument of surrender for Hong Kong, Government House, Hong Kong, 16 Sep 1945


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"All that silly talk about the advance of science and such leaves me cold. Give me peace and a retarded science."

Thomas Dodd, late 1945