Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 26 gô [South Pacific Weekly No. 26].

Accession Number RC04955
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J163
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall : 12.3 x 18.2 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 21 January 1944
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 New Britain and New Ireland. An English translation of the text is attached. This leaflet is dated 8 January 1944 and include news of the sombre atmosphere of the New Year in wartime, Prime Minister Tojo's New Year speech, the situation in the Philippines, the Allied landing on New Britain, the capture of Walingai by Australian forces, the Allied air attacks on Japanese positions in New Ireland and New Britain, the sinking of Japanese warships and commercial ships off Kavieng and the situation about Japan's home defence. The war situation in Russia, Italy and Yugoslavia are also mentioned.