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Item title: South Pacific Weekly No.32
Title (romaji): Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 32 gô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J189)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial leaflets
AJRP series: Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 7/9/12 J189
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J189
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages, mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/5/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:New Guinea [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)]
Aitape [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape Wewak Area]
Hollandia (Jayapura) [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Dutch New Guinea (Irian Jaya)]
Finschhafen Area [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Wewak [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Aitape Wewak Area]
Truk Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Content: This item is a Japanese-language propaganda newspaper produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office during the Second World War. An English translation of the text is attached. Events covered by this issues include the current Sumo wrestling session, the death of Admiral ARIMA, the death of Admiral KOGA, the capture of airfields in Aitape and Hollandia by the Allied Forces, the advance of Australian troops to Madang and Alexishafen, repeated air attacks on Wewak, Wakde and Hansa Bay, the heavy air raid on Truk and the war situation in Burma. The situation at the European front-line and the damage to Japanese shipping capacity are also discussed. 50,000 of them were printed.
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