Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 19 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.32].

Accession Number RC05087
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J189
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 12.1 X 18.9 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made c 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. This item is written in Japanese and was distributed to New Guinea, Aitape, Hollandia, the Finschhafen Area, Wewak and Truk Island. An English translation of the text is attached. Events covered by this issue include the current Sumo wrestling session, the death of Admiral Arima, the death of Admiral Koga, the capture of airfields in Aitape and Hollandia by the Allied Forces, the advance of Australian troops to Madang and Alexishafen, repeated air attacks on Wewak, Wakde and Hansa Bay, the heavy air raid on Truk and the war situation in Burma. The situation at the European front-line and the damage to Japanese shipping capacity are also discussed.