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Item title: To the Commander of the Japanese Army in the Balikpapan-Samarinda Area
Title (romaji): Barikkupapan-Samarinda chiku no gunshireikan dono
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/5 BPXJ9)
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AJRP module: Australian War Memorial leaflets
AJRP series: Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets
AJRP sub-series:
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 7/9/5 BPXJ9
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: BPXJ9
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 18/8/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Balikpapan [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Borneo (Kalimantan), Balikpapan Area]
Samarinda [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Borneo (Kalimantan), Balikpapan Area]
Content: This item is a copy of an announcement concerning the method of surrender, which was addressed to the commanders of the Japanese forces in the Balikpapan-Samarinda area. The message instructs that a party consisting of no more than three officers to be sent down, bearing a white flag and unarmed, to either the 19 kilo post on the Mentawir-Balikpapan road or by water to Tempadenong between 19 and 21 August 1945. Targets of the announcement included Japanese troops in Mentawir, Semoi, Sepkoe, Samarinda and Sanga Sanga.
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Last modified:11/28/2001 04:10:43 PM
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