25 September 1945. Members of the pro-Allied Free Thai underground lead a ‘Victory Parade’ through the heart of the Thai capital in an effort to further associate Thailand with the Allies. The British boycott the event. American officers are ordered not to march but watch the parade from near the reviewing stand.
25 September 1945. Though saying he is sad to leave the military, Aung San rejects the British offer to become Deputy Inspector-General in the regular Burma Army. He declares his departure from the army and now aims to lead the AFPFL as a civilian in its struggle for Burmese independence.
25 September 1945. The People’s Court bill to handle cases against collaborationists is signed into law by President Osmeña. The law hampers the prosecution by imposing strict rules of evidence and places a six-month limitation to file all cases.