Battleship Alabama being prepared for launching, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 15 Feb 1942Bombs from a Japanese aircraft falling around the Dutch cruiser Java in the Gasper Strait east of Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, 15 Feb 1942British Army Lieutenant General Arthur Percival and his party carrying the United Kingdom flag and a white flag on their way to surrender Singapore to the Japanese, 15 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2British Army Lieutenant General Arthur Percival and his party carrying the United Kingdom flag and a white flag on their way to surrender Singapore to the Japanese, 15 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2
Battleship Alabama being prepared for launching, Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, Virginia, United States, 15 Feb 1942Bombs from a Japanese aircraft falling around the Dutch cruiser Java in the Gasper Strait east of Sumatra, Dutch East Indies, 15 Feb 1942British Army Lieutenant General Arthur Percival and his party carrying the United Kingdom flag and a white flag on their way to surrender Singapore to the Japanese, 15 Feb 1942, photo 1 of 2British Army Lieutenant General Arthur Percival and his party carrying the United Kingdom flag and a white flag on their way to surrender Singapore to the Japanese, 15 Feb 1942, photo 2 of 2
Celebration of Japanese victory in Singapore, Keijo (Gyeongseong, now Seoul), occupied Korea, Feb 1942Cruiser Exeter under air attack by B5N aircraft in the Gaspar Strait, 15 Feb 1942; note bombs falling astern of the cruiserHMS Exeter firing on Japanese aircraft, Gaspar Strait, 15 Feb 1942; photograph taken from HMAS HobartHMS Exeter under attack by B5N aircraft during the Gasper Strait sortie, 15 Feb 1942
Celebration of Japanese victory in Singapore, Keijo (Gyeongseong, now Seoul), occupied Korea, Feb 1942Cruiser Exeter under air attack by B5N aircraft in the Gaspar Strait, 15 Feb 1942; note bombs falling astern of the cruiserHMS Exeter firing on Japanese aircraft, Gaspar Strait, 15 Feb 1942; photograph taken from HMAS HobartHMS Exeter under attack by B5N aircraft during the Gasper Strait sortie, 15 Feb 1942
Houston at Darwin, Australia, 15 or 18 Feb 1942Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita and British Lieutenant General Arthur Percival discussed surrender terms at the Ford Motors Factory, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore, 15 Feb 1942
Houston at Darwin, Australia, 15 or 18 Feb 1942Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita and British Lieutenant General Arthur Percival discussed surrender terms at the Ford Motors Factory, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore, 15 Feb 1942


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