Nihongun shôhei shokun - Rengôgun Aitape oyobi Horanjia ni jôriku [Aitape-Hollandia landings - To officers and men of the Japanese forces].

Accession Number RC04972
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J182
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 15.5 x 20.3 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made April 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

A propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) during the Second World War. This leaflet is written in Japanese and was distributed to Aitape and Hollandia. An English translation of the text is also attached. The leaflet describes the landings of the Allied Forces at Aitape, Hollandia and Tanamera Bay. The message stresses that the isolated Japanese positions in the north coast of New Guinea have been completely encircled by the Allied Forces.