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Item title: To officers and men of the Japanese Army
Title (romaji): Nichigun shôhei ni tsugu
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J97)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial leaflets
AJRP series: Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets
AJRP sub-series:
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 7/9/12 J97
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J97
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, print and mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 10/7/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Salamaua [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo Salamaua Area]
Darwin [Australia, Northern Territory]
Guadalcanal [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Solomon Islands]
Content: This item is a Japanese-language propaganda material produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office during the Second World War. An English translation of the text is attached. The message advises the Japanese forces of their actual losses in the recent battles at Guadalcanal, Darwin and Salamaua. It reports that 133 out of 203 Japanese planes used were destroyed, while the Allies lost only eight planes in these battles. The message emphasises the superiority of the Allied airmen and equipment.
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Last modified:11/28/2001 04:13:17 PM
Source:AJRP staff

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