Minami Taiheiyô Jihô dai 44 gô [South Pacific News Bulletin No. 44].

Accession Number RC05219
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J289
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 16.3 x 20.9 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 14 May 1945
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 Rangoon, Borneo, Tarakan, Japan-Formosa and Okinawa. An English translation of the text is attached. It reports the return of peace to Europe, the fall of the Nazis, the situation on Okinawa, the air raids across the Japanese mainland, the landing of the Australian forces on Borneo and the conclusion of the war in Burma. The leaflet also includes a picture concerning the signing of the surrender document by the Germans and a picture showing a large number of German POWs.