Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 23 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.23, 1 November].

Accession Number RC04920
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J137
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 24.3 x 18.7 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 12 November 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

A propaganda newspaper produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) during the Second World War. This item is written in Japanese and was distributed to Bougainville, Huon Peninsula, Rabaul Area and Choiseul (Lauru). It is accompanied by an English translation of the text. This issue is dated 1 November 1943 and covers new wartime administrative measures, the warning given by an Army spokesperson about the gravity of the war, the sinking of Fuji Maru and the damage to Kamo Maru caused by the Allied Forces, the repeated bombing of Rabaul by the Allies, air attacks on Japanese positions in Ternate and Pomelaa, the situation on the Huon Peninsula and the Allied offensive in Mono, Choiseul and Bougainville. It also reports on the Three Power Conference between the US, the UK and Russia, the battle between the Nazis and the Allies in Italy as well as the difficulties faced by the Germans in the Crimea, the Dnieper Bend and surroundings.