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Item title: South Pacific News Bulletin No.36
Title (romaji): Minami Taiheiyô Jihô dai 36 gô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J220)
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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 J220
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J220
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages, print and mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 25/8/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Central Pacific
Guam [Central Pacific, Gilbert Islands (Kiribati)]
Saipan [Central Pacific, North Mariana Islands]
Tinian [Central Pacific, North Mariana Islands]
China–Hong Kong
Burma [Burma–Thailand]
Content: This is a Japanese-language propaganda news bulletin produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office during the Second World War. An English translation of the text is attached. Major events covered by this bulletin include the emergency convocation of the Japanese Diet to consider the problems caused by Allied air raids in Japan, China and elsewhere. It also outlined Allied gains in France and the north of Italy. Continued Allied air raids and the establishment of bases in the Central Pacific are also described in the leaflet. The leaflet contains a sketch map of Europe depicting Allied and Soviet pushes towards Germany. 100,000 of them were printed. 47,000 of these leaflets were dispatched to Darwin on 12 September 1944 and total of 50,700 of them were dispatched to Hollandia on 14 and 22 September 1944.
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