Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 12 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.12, 21 May].

Accession Number RC05073
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J91
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 20.5 x 26.8 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 7 June 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 the Netherlands East Indies. An English translation of the text is attached. Dated 31 May 1943, this issue reports the death of Admiral Yamamoto, the annihilation of the Japanese troops on Attu Island, concerns about air raids on the Japanese mainland, the establishment of new airfields in New Guinea by the Allies, the surrender of Germany and Italy in Africa, the air raids on the German industrial districts and the Allied attack on two disguised German merchant ships.