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 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 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 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 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, 15 Feb 1942; note bombs falling astern of the cruiserHMS Exeter firing on Japanese aircraft, Java Sea, 15 Feb 1942; photograph taken from HMAS HobartHouston at Darwin, Australia, 15 or 18 Feb 1942
Celebration of Japanese victory in Singapore, Keijo (Gyeongseong, now Seoul), occupied Korea, Feb 1942Cruiser Exeter under air attack, 15 Feb 1942; note bombs falling astern of the cruiserHMS Exeter firing on Japanese aircraft, Java Sea, 15 Feb 1942; photograph taken from HMAS HobartHouston at Darwin, Australia, 15 or 18 Feb 1942
Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita and British Lieutenant General Arthur Percival discussed surrender terms at the Ford Motors Factory, Bukit Timah Road, Singapore, 15 Feb 1942
Japanese 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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