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Item title: Proclamation by Gen Sir Thomas Albert Blamey
Title (romaji): Gôshûgun Sôshireikan Tomasu Bureimi Taishô fukoku
Title (kanji)
Location:Australian War Memorial (7/9/26 MXJ34)
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AJRP details
AJRP module: Australian War Memorial leaflets
AJRP series: Far Eastern Liaison Office propaganda leaflets
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Location details
Institution: Australian War Memorial
Call number: 7/9/26 MXJ34
Inst. series: Various
Inst. sub-series:
Item: MXJ34
Item qualities
Quantity / desc: 6 pages, mimeographed
Access: Open
Item type: Unpublished, Official
Category: Leaflet
Item content
Creation date (d/m/y): 2/9/1945
Conflict code: Pacific War (1941-1945)
Australian unit names:
Allied unit names:
Japanese unit names:
Names: Blamey, Gen Sir Thomas Albert
Languages: Dutch, English, Japanese, Indomesian
Area:Melanesia (PNG, Irian Jaya & Solomon Islands)
Central Pacific
Netherlands East Indies (Indonesia)
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. It is the proclamation by General Blamey about the surrender of Japanese troops to the Allies. It states that General Blamey is designated to accept Japanese surrender and that all Japanese troops should lay down their arms. The pamphlet was translated into Dutch and Indonesian as well as Japanese. The English version of the leaflet includes a section to prisoners of war and civilians assuring them that they will soon be liberated.
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Last modified:07/08/2002 10:15:37 AM
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