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Item title: South Pacific News Bulletin No.35
Title (romaji): Minami Taiheiyô Jihô dai 35 gô
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J215)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial leaflets
AJRP series: Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets
AJRP sub-series:
AJRP folder:
Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 7/9/12 J215
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J215
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 8 pages, print and mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 1/8/1944
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Central Pacific
Guam [Central Pacific, Gilbert Islands (Kiribati)]
Saipan [Central Pacific, North Mariana Islands]
Tinian [Central Pacific, North Mariana Islands]
China–Hong Kong
Burma [Burma–Thailand]
Content: This is a Japanese-language propaganda news bulletin produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office during the Second World War. An English translation of the text is attached. Major events covered by this bulletin include the resignation of General TÔJÔ as Prime Minister, the attempt to assassinate Hitler by a German colonel, differences of opinion in the High Command over operations in China and Burma, the fall of Saipan, the landing of the US Forces on Guam and Tinian, the air attack on Kyûshû and the situation in the South Pacific after the capture of Biak. Also reported are the complete defeat of the German forces at the eastern front, the advance of the Allied Forces in Italy, and the surrender of numbers of German soldiers to the Allied Forces. 100,000 of them were printed. 53,000 of these leaflets were dispatched to Darwin between 12 and 22 August 1944 and total of 45,000 of them were dispatched to Nadzab on 17 and 18 August 1944.
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