Minami Taiheiyô Jihô dai 38 gô [South Pacific News Bulletin No. 38].

Accession Number RC05122
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J232
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 16.4 x 21.2 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 27 October 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. The item is written in Japanese and was distributed to Burma, Balikpapan, the Philippines and Formosa. An English translation of the text is attached. Events covered by this issue include the operations in the Philippines, the naval operations off Formosa, the war situation in Europe, the Allied bombing of German military production sites, the air raids on Japanese positions in Balikpapan and the retreat of Japanese troops from Kohima and Imphal. It also reports the appointment of Tokugawa Kuniaki as President of the House of Peers. The English translation (original) has a section entitled "Prime Minister's Call for Official Discipline", which is not included in the Japanese version.