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Item title: Weekly war news, 5 March
Title (romaji): Senkyô shûhô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J275)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial leaflets
AJRP series: Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets
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AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 7/9/12 J275
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J275
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, mimeographed copy and print
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 6/3/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Iwo Jima [Japan–Formosa]
Palawan [Philippines]
Tokyo [Japan–Formosa, Honshû]
Content: This item is a Japanese-language propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office during the Second World War. An English translation of the text is attached. This issue reports the use of the southern airfield on Iwojima by the American Air Force, the occupation of Palawan Island by the American forces, the bombing of Tokyo on 4 March, the advance of the Allied Forces to the Rhine River in Germany, the advance of the Russian forces to the Baltic coast and the provision of relief supplies for people in France, Italy and Greece. 120,000 of them were printed. 25,500 of these leaflets were dispatched to Darwin, 20,000 to Torokina, 30,000 to Lae, 30,000 to Morotai and 15,000 to Hollandia. All of them were dispatched on 15 March 1945.
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Last modified:08/26/2005 12:13:00 PM
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