|Item title:||Weekly war news, 20 February|
|Title (romaji):||Senkyô shûhô|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J271) |
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|AJRP module:||Australian War Memorial leaflets|
|AJRP series:||Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets|
|Institution:||Australian War Memorial|
|Call number:||7/9/12 J271|
|Quantity / desc:||2 pages, mimeographed copy|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||20/2/1945|
|Conflict code:||Pacific War (1941-1945)|
|Keywords:||PACIFIC WAR, PROPAGANDA, LEAFLET DROPPING|
|Australian unit names:|
|Allied unit names:||FAR EASTERN LIAISON OFFICE|
|Japanese unit names:|
|Area:||Iwo Jima [Japan–Formosa]|
Manila Bay [Philippines, Luzon]
|Content:||This item is a Japanese-language propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office. An English translation of the text is attached. Events covered by this issue include the landing of the American troops on Iwojima on 19 February, the recapture of the Subic Bay naval base on 13 February, the Crimea Conference, the advance of the Russian troops into Budapest and the performance of the Allied bombers in Germany. 150,000 of them were printed. 15,000 of these leaflets were dispatched to Hollandia on 27 February 1945, 35,000 to Morotai on 28 February 1945, and 20,000 to Lae on 28 February 1945, 30,000 to Torokina on 28 February 1945 and 50,000 to Darwin on 1 March 1945.|
|Last modified:||08/26/2005 12:12:30 PM|
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