Minami Taiheiyô Jihô dai 42 gô [South Pacific News Bulletin No.42].

Accession Number RC05160
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J274
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 16.5 x 21.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 2 March 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 Iwo Jima and Tokyo. An English translation of the text is attached. This issue reports the advance of the Allied Forces toward mainland Japan, the bombing of Tokyo by B-29 bombers, the bombing of major Japanese industrial sites, the return of Allied battleships to the Cavite Naval Bases and the underperformance of the Japanese Navy in securing supply lines. It also reports on the war situation in Europe, the Crimea Conference and the control over Italy. This issue includes a picture of an Allied nurse feeling the pulse of a wounded Japanese soldiers and a picture of British battleship H.M.S. Howe.