At that time the British Army mengatimatum Surabaya residents to surrender to the UK, and gave the white flag as a sign of having surrendered. However, the ultimatum was ignored by Suroboyo's arek-arek.
Undeniably, Bung Tomo's speech on November 10, 1945 became a surrender of Suroboyo's arek-arek to rise up against, and not to flinch by the attack of British troops equipped with advanced weapons. With high confidence, as well as the slogan of freedom or death, Suroboyo's arrogant arrogance surrendered and valiantly opposed the British troops in Surabaya.As long as the Indonesian bulls still have red blood Which can make a piece of red and white white cloth So during that time we will not surrender to anybody Brothers of the people of Surabaya, prepare the precarious situation! But I warn you again. Do not start shooting, Only when we are shot, Then we will replace them to show that we are really people who want to be independent. And for us brothers and sisters. It is better that we are destroyed rather than free. Our motto remains: free or dead! And we are sure of you. In the end, surely victory will fall into our hands, For God is always on the right side. Believe the brothers. God will protect us all. Allah is the Greatest! Allah is the Greatest! Allah is the Greatest! Independent!!!