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Item title: To officers and men of the Japanese Army - current war situation in the Pacific
Title (romaji): Taiheiyô saikin no senkyoku jôsei
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J171)
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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 J171
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J171
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 5 pages, mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 14/3/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Gilbert Islands (Kiribati) [Central Pacific]
Marshall Islands [Central Pacific]
Saipan [Central Pacific, North Mariana Islands]
Truk Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Kavieng [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Ireland]
Content: This item is a Japanese-language propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office during the Second World War. An English translation of the text is attached. The leaflet details the recent defeats of the Japanese forces in the Gilbert Islands, the Marshalls, Truk and Saipan. The Allied air bombing of Kavieng and Rabaul is also mentioned. The message warns Japanese troops that the main theatre of the war is steadily moving closer to the Japanese mainland. The back page of the leaflet has a map of the Asia-Pacific region indicating the areas recaptured by the Australian and the American forces. 100,000 of them were printed.
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Last modified:01/11/2002 01:00:43 PM
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