Senkyô shûhô [Weekly war news, 21 January].

Accession Number RC05145
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J257
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 18.3 x 15.8 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 24 January 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 Burma, China-Hong Kong, Lingayen, San Fabian and Manila. An English translation of the text is attached. This issue is dated 22 January 1945 and reports the advance of the American forces towards Manila, the air raid on the South China coast and Formosa which saw 30 Japanese ships sunk and 87 planes destroyed, the establishment of supply lines between Burma and China and the progress of the war in Europe. There is a map of the Asia-Pacific region on the back of the leaflet.