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Item title: To the commanding officer of the Japanese Forces on Morotai
Title (romaji): Morotai shitaichô dono
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/26 MXJ3)
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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: 7/9/26 MXJ3
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: MXJ3
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, mimeographed
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): ?/5/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Morotai [Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia), Moluccas (Maluku), Halmahera]
Content: This Japanese-language propaganda leaflet was produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office at the end of the Pacific War. An English translation of the text is attached. The leaflet states that Germany has surrendered to the Allied Forces and urges the Japanese troops in Morotai to surrender as the US Army does not want to cause unnecessary killing. It suggest the Japanese soldiers to surrender and assures that the unit flag will be treated with respect.
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Last modified:07/08/2002 10:05:18 AM
Source:AJRP staff

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