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

  • F
  • T
  • Malayan independence meeting

    17 August. At a gathering of Japanese and Malay representatives, young activists commit themselves to a declaration of independence while older representatives urge caution. As for the Japanese, they announce they will have no further involvement in the independence movement.

    Share This:

    Ibrahim Yaacob and colleagues as their meetings began, on 13 August