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Item title: South Pacific Weekly No.30
Title (romaji): Minami Taiheiyô Shûhô dai 30 gô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J178)
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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 J178
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J178
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 7 pages, mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 6/4/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Palau Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Truk Island [Central Pacific, Caroline Islands]
Admiralty Islands [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago]
Rabaul [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Rabaul Area]
Kavieng [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Bismarck Archipelago, New Ireland]
Ramu River Finisterre Range [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Huon Peninsula]
Content: This item is a Japanese-language propaganda newspaper produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office. An English translation of the text is attached. This issue deals with matters such as the rumours about the whereabouts of Wang Ching Wei, the rice harvest in 1943, the successful operations of the Allied Forces in the South Pacific and the losses inflicted on the Japanese Navy, the advancement of the Australian forces in the Ramu River and Finisterre Range area, the retreat of the Japanese from Palau and the situation in Burma. It also touches on the occupation of Hungary by the Nazis, the destruction of war industries in Germany and the radio speech of Prime Minister Churchill on 16 March 1944. 100,000 of them were printed.
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