Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 15 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.15, 11 July].

Accession Number RC05081
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J98
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 18.5 x 24.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 27 July 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. This issue is dated 11 July 1943 and covers the advance of the American forces to Rendova Island and New Georgia Island, the annihilation of the Japanese forces on Vanguna Island, the bombing of Japanese positions in the Salamaua area, the bombing of Rabaul, the bombing of the German industrial districts and Italian military sites, the Allied landing on Sicily and the Allied attacks on U-boats. It also discusses the political situation in Japan and the proposed scheme to train Japanese children for national defence.