End of Empire100 days in 1945 that changed Asia and the world.

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  • Communist guerrillas move into smaller Malay towns

    17 August. Several MPAJA units begin to take over smaller towns abandoned by the Japanese forces. In towns such as Pusing in Perak, guerrillas from the 13th Squad of the 5th Regiment are welcomed as liberators and heroes as they march in.

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