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Japanese and Allied propaganda relating to the Japanese invasion of New Guinea in World War II, 1943-1945 [manuscript]
Bib ID 1149994
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1943-1945 
42 cm. (3 boxes). 
Summary

Folders 1-16, 18-19: Japanese and Allied propaganda relating to the Japanese invasion of New Guinea in World War II. The documents chiefly consist of leaflets and newspaper extracts, and some distribution instructions, in languages such as English, Indonesian, Malay, Japanese, Chinese, Dutch, Portuguese, Tetum (Timorese), Arabic, Hindi and Pidgin English, which were printed for distribution in Borneo, Sarawak, Brunei, Timor, Bougainville, Morotai, Java and other places in the region. Official English translations are attached to many of the items, some of which include a pictorial component. Folder 17: Typescript reminiscences of C.G. Kerr, Australian soldier, in which he describes a paroled Japanese prisoner of war who assisted with leaflet writing targetted at the Japanese; photograph of Kerr, taken in Brisbane, 1943.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 9002.

Source of Acquisition In 1985 this collection was transferred from the State Library of South Australia to the National Library of Australia. The State Library had no record of the original donor of the collection. It is possible that the papers were collected by C.G. Kerr, a soldier who worked in an Australian Army propaganda unit in Brisbane, and whose typescript reminiscences of that period form a small part of the collection. 
Subjects Kerr, Clark -- Portraits.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda.  |  Propaganda, Japanese.  |  World War, 1939-1945 -- Papua New Guinea.
Time Coverage 1943-1945 
Other authors/contributors Kerr, C. G

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