The War Illustrated, No. 219, Vol. 9, November 9th 1945

Trouble Flares Up in Java and Indo-China AT SAIGON, capital of French Indo-China, Annamite prisoners and civil servants listened attentively to Col. W. G. Cass, a British In­telligence officer (I, standing, back to camcra), after Allied capture of the prison on October 3,1945, when he told them they must give up their arms and that order would be restored by the Gurkhas. The rebels surrendered rifles and revolvers w'thout incident. In the city’s public gardens >2) sailors from French warships helped to man hurriedly erected barricades. INDONESIAN NATIONALISTS checked up cn captured Japanese arms (3) inS. Java and inspected an armoured car taken from the Japs (4). Two days after Japan’s unconditional surrender on August 14,1945, “President” Soekarno, with Japanese support, proclaimed the "Indonesian Republican Government,” and called on all workers to strike against Dutch re-occupation of the island. See also story in page 441. PAGE 418 Photos, Associated Press
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