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Brigade 49 under the command of Brigadier General A.W.S. Mallaby landed in Tanjung Perak Port, Surabaya This brigade is assigned disarm the Japanese soldiers and rescue Allied forces. They brought approximately 6000 personnel in which most of them are British
The Allied Forces proofed violating the agreement by run an ambush to Kalisosok Prison They freed the prisoners and demands the Indonesian to turn down their weapons
The Allied forces attacked the Kalisosok Prison and freed Dutch Navy Colonel named Colonel Huiyer and the officers of Relief of Allied Prisoners of War and Internees (RAPWI) First crossfired also occurred between Allied forces and Surabayan youth
People of Surabaya almost attacked every Allied forces posts Allied forces requested help from Indonesian leaders in Jakarta to stop the war
President Soekarno and Vice President Mohammad Hatta came to Surabya to negotiate a truce with Brigadier A.W.S Mallaby After they left Surabaya however, one place is still occupied by Allied forces and crossfire ensues. It ended with the killing of Mallaby
Major General R.C. Manserg released ultimatum for people of Surabaya after the death of Mallaby and demand the Indonesians to surrender their firearms and march with hands on their head. They refused.
First crossfired occured in Perak. General Manserg mobilized one infantry division with 10000 to 15000 troops. They are backed up with Mosquito and Thunderbold fighters while Indonesians used Machete, sharpened bamboo, etc.
The battle claimed thousands casualties from the people of Surabaya The Indonesians honor the struggle of Surabayans by establishing 10 November as Heroes Day.
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