British 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.

Caption   British 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. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseNational Archives of the United Kingdom
Identification Code   CO 1069-456-2
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Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 Sep 2016

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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
23 Sep 2016 03:50:06 PM

Shown also are Chinese Major General Pan Hwa Kuei, US Army Colonel Adrian Williamson, and Canadian Navy Captain WB Creery.

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