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

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  • First British troops in Jakarta

    8 September 1945. Weeks in advance of a full-scale landing by SEAC forces, a British reconnaissance force parachutes into the city. This is part of the Recovery of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees (RAPWI) mission in Indonesia.

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