|Collection number||Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J251|
|Collection type||Published Collection|
|Measurement||Overall: 16.5 x 20.9 cm|
Far Eastern Liaison Office
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Minami Taiheiyô Jihô dai 40 gô [South Pacific News Bulletin No.40].
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 the Philippines, Leyte and Burma. An English translation of the text is attached. This issue reports the commencement of the campaign on Luzon, the outcomes of the Leyte campaign, the bombings of Japanese military and industrial sites (including the Mitsubishi Aircraft Factory in Nagoya), the creation of a new British fleet in the Pacific, and the situation in Burma. It also mentions the performance of the Nazis in Europe and the Cabinet reshuffle in Tokyo.