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

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    19 August. A Japanese delegation arrives in Manila for a meeting with General Douglas MacArthur and U.S. officials to finalize surrender details. While travelling to and from the airport, the Japanese have to be protected from angry Filipinos threatening to attack them. At the same time, the Philippine Army begins demobilizing. Its units are no longer needed to invade Japan.

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    General MacArthur looks on as the Japanese delegation arrives in Manila. [World War II Database, Peter Chen](http://ww2db.com)