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




Did you enjoy this article or find this article helpful? If so, please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 per month will go a long way! Thank you.

Share this article with your friends:

 Facebook
 Reddit
 Twitter

Stay updated with WW2DB:

 RSS Feeds

Search WW2DB & Partner Sites
News

Famous WW2 Quote
"I have returned. By the grace of Almighty God, our forces stand again on Philippine soil."

General Douglas MacArthur at Leyte, 17 Oct 1944


Support Us

Please consider supporting us on Patreon. Even $1 a month will go a long way. Thank you!

Or, please support us by purchasing some WW2DB merchandise at TeeSpring, Thank you!