|Collection number||Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J107|
|Collection type||Published Collection|
|Measurement||Overall: 24.5 x 18.5 cm|
Far Eastern Liaison Office
|Date made||26 August 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 18 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.18, 17 August].
A propaganda newspaper produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) during the Second World War. The item is written in Japanese and was distributed to Melanesia and the Netherlands East Indies. An English translation of the text is attached. The purpose of this leaflet was to provide information on the war and news from the homefront. This issues is dated on 17 August 1943. It reports on the Genrôs' (elder statesmen) meeting called by Prime Minister Tojo, the resignation of Mussolini and its impact on Japanese politics, General Yahagi's statement on the war situation, the fall of Munda, the number of planes and vessels lost by Japan, and the Independence of Burma. It also discusses the war situation in Europe against Germany and the warfare in the Mediterranean.
News bulletin propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) and distributed to Japanese forces during the Second World War. The purpose of this leaflet was to provide information on the war and news from the homefront. This leaflet discusses Mussolini's resignation and emphasises news of the war in the South Pacific, Mediterranean and Russia. Also featured is a drawing of a vendor of chirruping crickets and a verse by the Japanese poet Basho.