|Collection number||Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J147|
|Collection type||Published Collection|
|Measurement||Overall: 19 x 11.7 cm|
Far Eastern Liaison Office
|Date made||10 December 1943|
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 24 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.24, 28 November].
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 Darwin, China-Hong Kong, Celebes and Java. An English translation of the text is attached. This issue is dated 18 November 1943 covers major domestic events such as the death of General SHIOZAWA, the Greater East Asia Press Conference, the ceremony commemorating the centenary of HIRATA Atsutane's death and the dismissal of Major General YAHAGE as Chief of the Army Press Section. It also reports the deteriorating situation in Bougainville, the retreat of the Japanese from Finschhafen, the Allied bombing in Celebes and Java, the air raid on Darwin by the Japanese and the advance of the US forces to the Central Pacific. The paper also discusses activities of the US Forces in China and the safety of supply lines as well as the war situation in Europe and Russia.