Nyûburiten kôryaku hajimaru [New Britain invaded].

Accession Number RC04947
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J156
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 20.3 x 16.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 30 December 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

A propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) during the Second World War. This leaflet is written in Japanese and was distributed to New Britain, Bougainville, Huon Peninsula, Lae and Salamaua. It is accompanied by an English translation of the text. The leaflet reports the commencement of the Allied landing on New Britain and also mentions the fierce bombing of Japanese positions on New Britain prior to the landing and defeat of the Japanese in New Guinea.