Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 19 gô [South Pacific Weekly No.19, 9 September].

Accession Number RC04880
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J113
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 24 x 18.8 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 17 September 1943
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 Melanesia and the Netherlands East Indies. An English translation of the text is attached. The purpose of this leaflet was to provide information on the war and news from the homefront. This issue is dated on 9 September 1943. It reports the death of Shimazaki Tôson, a famous poet and writer, the Allied air raids on the northern islands of Japan, the abandonment of Kiska, the air attack on Wewak, the bombing of oilfields in Borneo and the surrender of Italy after the defeat in Sicily.