Senkyô shûhô [Weekly war news, 6 July]

Accession Number RC05234
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J303
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 20.1 x 16.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 6 July 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 Japan-Formosa, Balikpapan, Bougainville and China-Hong Kong. An English translation of the text is attached. Events covered by this issue include the capture of the Balikpapan airfields by the Australian forces, the unprecedented fire raid attacking Kure, Shimonoseki, Ube and Kumamoto, the bombing of airfields in Kyûshû by planes based on Okinawa, and the situation in China and Bougainville.