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

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  • Thai negotiators sign truncated military agreement with the British

    8 September 1945. Siam’s representatives sign a four-point military agreement with the British at SEAC headquarters in Kandy, Ceylon. Even though Thai Regent Pridi Phanomyong had deemed it expedient to accept the more extensive British demands presented on 4 September, pressure from Washington via London forced Lord Louis Mountbatten to reduce the proposal to purely military matters.

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