Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 10 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.10, 3 May].

Accession Number RC05063
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J81
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 20.5 x 27 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 12 May 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. The item is written in Japanese and was distributed to Melanesia and New Guinea. An English translation of the text is attached. It reports the construction of a luxury hotel in Tokyo, the recent Cabinet reshuffle, the hopeless situation for the Axis in North Africa, defeats of the Japanese in Guadalcanal, New Ireland and New Guinea, difficulties in financing the war and the rice price. Although the pamphlet was dated on the 3 May, it was acutally produced on 12 May.