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Item title: Another disaster: do you know the truth
Title (romaji): Keisei gyakuten su
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J7)
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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 J7
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J7
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Item type: Unpublished, Official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): 22/9/1942
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Solomon Islands [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Milne Bay [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua]
Content: This is a Japanese-language propaganda material produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office. The leaflet reports the disastrous defeats of the Japanese Navy in the Battle of the Coral Sea and the Battle of Midway. It also mentions that the Solomon Islands have been recaptured by the Americans and the Japanese attempt to invade Milne Bay ended in a disaster. The message blames the military faction of Japan and encourages Japanese soldiers to cut themselves from the faction. 10,000 of them were printed.
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Last modified:01/29/2002 12:01:49 PM
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