都新聞 昭和17年1月18日(日曜日) 戦中 シンガポール戦 マラッカ. [WWII Japanese Newspaper - Miyako Shinbun. January 18th Shōwa 17 (Sunday)]. JŪKICHI KURODA, 黒田重吉 編輯.
都新聞 昭和17年1月18日(日曜日) 戦中 シンガポール戦 マラッカ. [WWII Japanese Newspaper - Miyako Shinbun. January 18th Shōwa 17 (Sunday)].

都新聞 昭和17年1月18日(日曜日) 戦中 シンガポール戦 マラッカ.
[WWII Japanese Newspaper - Miyako Shinbun. January 18th Shōwa 17 (Sunday)].

東京. [Tokyo]. 都新聞社.[Miyako shinbunsha]. 昭和十七 ( 1942). Stock ID #159803

Double sided newsheet, browned with a few small holes, folded. Good copy. 54 x 40.2cm.

WWII Japanese newspaper, one sheet printed double side, issued by Miyako Shiinbunsha on January 18th 1942. Front page features latest military news including Japanese army's advances in Johore State and capture of Malacca town to the northwest of Singapore on January 15th. These is also a report on the capture of Tarakan airfield, and on bombing raids launched against Rabaul. It also shows two maps, one of Borneo and one of the war zone of southern Malaya, Singapore and northern Sumatra. One article highlights the fact that Australian newspapers (including Sydney's Daily Mirror) have been critical of the failures of British Military strategy in Southeast Asia. Another, entitled "Australian Army to the Front Line", describes the deployment of Australian forces to Southeast Asia to oppose Japan's southward advance.

There is also an article (on page 2) about marriages of Japanese military settlers in Manchuria. Not all of the reports are war related - the newsheet includes reports of sumo results, and advertisments for patent medicines. Occasional closed tears at edges and trifle losses, otherwise in good condition. Text in Japanese.

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