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ITEM FORM
Item title: To officers and men of the Japanese Army
Title (romaji): K├┤gun heishi ni tsugu
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/12 J62A)
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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 J62A
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: J62a
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 2 pages, print and mimeographed copy
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 4/3/1943
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Keywords:PROPAGANDA, LEAFLET DROPPING
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names: FAR EASTERN LIAISON OFFICE
Japanese unit names:
Names: HORII, Lt Gen
Languages: English, Japanese
Area:Buna [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Gona [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Sanananda [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), Papua, Owen Stanley Range, Buna Area]
Mubo [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Mubo Salamaua Area]
Wau [Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands), New Guinea, Wau Area]
Content: This item is a Japanese-language propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office during the Second World War. It is accompanied by an English translation of the text. It reports the defeat and surrender of the South Expeditionary Force in Buna, Gona and Sanananda, the death of Lieutenant General HORII, the defeat of the Japanese troops advancing from Mubo to Wau and deaths of Japanese soldiers from hunger in a jungle. It stresses that the Japanese are in a hopeless situation. 50,000 of them were printed.
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Last modified:11/28/2001 04:12:32 PM
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