The war in Malaya. Refugees from Penang. Stirring tales of heroism and of lucky escapes were told by refugees from Penang on arrival at Ipoh Station, Perak. On their way to Singapore, a British woman evacuee with baby at Ipoh Station.
Between 1946 and 1951, the United States, the United Kingdom, China, the Soviet Union, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, France, the Netherlands and the Philippines all held military tribunals to try Japanese for war crimes. Some 5,600 Japanese personnel were prosecuted in more than 2,200 trials outside Japan. More than 4,400 Japanese personnel were convicted and about 1,000 were sentenced to death.
An Indian soldier gestures from the port-hole of a ship as he arrives at Singapore, Dec. Indian soldiers were all volunteers during WWII and became the largest volunteer army in history, rising to over million men in August ☚