|Item title:||Weekly war news, 18 March|
|Title (romaji):||Senkyô shûhô|
|Location:||Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J278) |
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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 J278|
|Quantity / desc:||2 pages, mimeographed copy and print|
|Item type:||Unpublished, Official|
|Creation date (d/m/y):||20/3/1945|
|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:||Tokyo [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]|
Nagoya [Japan–Formosa, Honshû, Aichi Prefecture]
Iwo Jima [Japan–Formosa]
Zamboanga [Philippines, Mindanao]
|Content:||This item is a Japanese-language propaganda news bulletin produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office. An English translation of the text is attached. Major events covered by this issue are the air attacks on Tokyo, Nagoya and Kyûshû, the fall of Iwojima, the landing of the American forces near Zamboanga in the Philippines, the imminent collapse of Nazis Germany and the situation at the Italian front. 100,000 of them were printed. 30,000 of these leaflets were dispatched to Darwin, 32,000 to Torokina, 22,000 to Lae, and 20,000 to Morotai. All of them were dispatched on 26 March 1945.|
|Last modified:||08/26/2005 12:18:37 PM|
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