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Syonan Shimbun, 8 December 1944

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Masthead [TITLE SECTION+ILLUSTRATION]

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The Syonan Shimbun were kTI victory NO. 631. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 8. KOKI 2604. SHOWA 19 SEVEN CENTS

Eight Warships, Including One Battleship, Sunk Off Philippines [ARTICLE]

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Eight Warships, Including One Battleship, Sunk Off Philippines A NIPPON BASE at the Philippi^ Front, Dec. 6. (Dome!)— The "Ssk'cho,"' "Hukko," •IchliT and "Band.i" spec al attack air uni s ot the Nippon A; my Air Force from early daun to dusk of Dec. 5 sank! one battleship or cu.se..

Imperial Rescript [ARTICLE]

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Imperial Rescript We, by grace of heaven. Emperor of Nippon, srat.d on the Throi ->f a line unbroken for ares eternal, enjoin upon ye. Our loyal and brave subjects: We hereby declare war on the United SU'ei oi America and the British Empire. The men and officers of Our Army

Paratroops Wreak Havoc On Foe Leyte Airfields [ARTICLE]

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Paratroops Wreak Havoc On Foe Leyte Airfields TOKYO, Dec. 7, (Domei)—Nippon paraciiu.e and air-borne troops descended on enemy airfields on Leyte Island last night and are, nt present, fighting wl h enemy forces, Dal Honyei revealed In a communique relea&ed at 4.30 this afternoon. The communique further disclosed that our

Editorial [ARTICLE]

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Editorial VICTORY YEAR CONCENSUS of opinion in Greater East Asia today is that the four ill year of our Sacred War will be our Victory Year. As we celebrate the third anniversary of the declaration of war against the so-called A.B.C.D. combination, we cannot help pausing to take stock of

Nippon Forces Enter Kwangsi From Indochina [ARTICLE]

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Nippon Forces Enter Kwangsi From Indochina TOKYO, Dec. 7. (Domei)— Nippon forces In the French Indochina sector, in concert with other units marching southwards from Nanning, crossed the French Indochina border early on the morning of Nov. 28 near Lanshon and are now advancing into Kwangsi Province, Dai Honyei announced

10 B-29's Blasted On Saipan Island [ARTICLE]

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10 B-29's Blasted On Saipan Island TOKYO, Dec. 7. (Domrt)— The Nippon Air Force, In a p.e-dawn raid against Asllto Airfield on Saipan Island today, destroyed a large number of enemy aircraft Including those arrayed on the runway apparently ready for a sortie, Cal Honyei announced th s evening. The

'Imperial Forces Hold Key To Certain Victory' — Gunseikan [ARTICLE]

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'Imperial Forces Hold Key To Certain Victory' Gunseikan Advice To People In Special Message WHILF eiDresstor the utmost confidence in viewy— -uic vn V rial 22f^?bStS ti« key to certain vlcW-the Gunseika. (Military Administrator). Malai. »n a special menace to the people this country on the occasion of the third

Full Confidence In Victory Keynote On War Anniversary [ARTICLE]

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Full Confidence In Victory Keynote On War Anniversary COMMUNITY LEADERS REFLECT VIEWS OF LOCAL POPULACE; RE-AFFIRM FULL CO-OPERATION FULL confidence in Anal victor, antf the unswerving deteraination •f the people of Malal to go all-out to help Nippon achieve this .victor? •re reflected In special mesaages Issued by the ropreMntatlTet

Malal President [ARTICLE]

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Malal President Mohamad Hastan. Persirient of the Malai We^are Association, reaffirm 'nr the pled*- of loyalty of all Ma'ais to Nippon. ca!L«s on every member of his community, a-, they approach the fourth year of war, to po ahead with indomitao'e cou pnge and eenlous determination, worktne unceasingly on Ithe

Indian Opinion [ARTICLE]

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Indian Opinion Taking the occasion of the thi-c* anniversary of the war to renew the pledge of friendship and cooperation between East As;a Indiana and their aliv. Nippon, M. K. Chidambaram, Chairman ot the Syonan Chapter of the Indian Independence League, say«: "Three years ago, Nippon raised the .sword to

Eurasians 'Fortified With Conviction In Victory' Paglar Avers [ARTICLE]

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Eurasians 'Fortified With Conviction In Victory' Paglar Avers EURASIANS In Syonan greet the thlri vmhenarj of tke Dal T<m Seaie, fertMed moo than •rer today with the ip'ult aud victory," declare* the Eanatui l«*d«. Dr. C. J. tofte fa hto aimhvmry m—■—, The doctor paya tribute to the people of

War Anniversary Program For Today [ARTICLE]

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War Anniversary Program For Today 10 am Mass all-Community Rally at Dai Toa Gekijo when Certificate* of Honoi%- v.i 1 be presented to 40 citlieng for meritorious services after ceremonial opening with observance of National Etiquette and passing of Special Resolution reaffirming determination to prosecute war to victorious end. 2.30

Pray Reverently For Victory Says Malai Leader [ARTICLE]

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Pray Reverently For Victory Says Malai Leader ON THE occasion of the third anniversary of the outbreak of the Dai Toa War, every one of as irn-tMTtivr of iace. creed and position has the duty to pra> solemnly and reverently for the early and successful consummation •f this war the

Rescript's Significance For Indians Stressed By Judge M V. Pillai [ARTICLE]

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Rescript's Significance For Indians Stressed By Judge M V. Pillai POINTING out thai when TENNO HEIKA m-i His seal to that momentous Rescript threr years ago, liltlf did Indians then realise the true significance of that Imperial command in-so-far as it affects them. Judge M. V. Pillal, la his War

Epic Events Of Air Battles Over Malai, Burma Screened [ARTICLE]

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Epic Events Of Air Battles Over Malai, Burma Screened GRAPHIC ACCOUNT OF HERO AIR GOD KATO HAYABLSA sENTOTM" (Air Combat* Orer Malai), tbf Toho production now being shown at the Kyoel and Show a Gekljo, and which was made under the fuprr vision of the headquarters of thr Nippon Army

Five Cardinal Points Stressed By Doctor [ARTICLE]

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Five Cardinal Points Stressed By Doctor TODAY, while the whole of Dai Toa Is celebrating the Third Anniversary of the outbreak of the Dai Toa Senso, one feels it to be a fitting occasion to remind the Dai Toa Nations of the five cardinal points embodied in the most magnificent

Cultivate Spirit Of Hakko Ichiu Says Dr. Lint Boon Keng [ARTICLE]

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Cultivate Spirit Of Hakko Ichiu Says Dr. Lint Boon Keng "NOW as we face the fourth year of the Dai Toa Senso, we must have firm confidence for the future, cultivate the spirit of Universal Brotherhood, and extend wholehearted co-operatin to all Dal Toa nations in the preservation of peace

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People Urged To Bear Their Share In War Worthily [ARTICLE]

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People Urged To Bear Their Share In War Worthily REWARD WILL'COME WITH VICTORY THE VIEW that not enough people were changing (heir trade* from non-essential to essential, and that attention to thb matter would result in an increase in the war effort on the local home front «<v htirsTd by

Commemorative Date Stamp Being Used Throughout Malai [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Commemorative Date Stamp Being Used Throughout Malai IN COMMEMORATION of ths third anniversary of Dai Toa Sen*), the Malal Gunselkanbu Yusel Kyoku will use a commemorHtive date stamp] to cancel postage stamps on article, posted during the commemorative perid from Dec. 8 t> 14. The design of the Commemorative date

Selangor 'Propaganda Ship' To Be 'Launched' [ARTICLE]

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Selangor 'Propaganda Ship' To Be 'Launched' KUALA LUMPUR, Dec. 5, (Domei)— Something unique In the history of propaganda in Malal is provided by the Selangor Sendenkan < Propaganda Ship) which will be officially opened on Dec. 8. Constricted in the form of an aircraft carrier, the Eendenkan consists of a

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Automobile Trenches Ou<? DIGGING all morning and part of the afternoon, the Bvonan Sport* Association's "Sprdal Forward Bervlce Corps" consteucted revtral more large automobile trenchshelters Sunday, says Domel. During the course of their work, the members were naM a visit by the Chief of the Police -Bureau, who after Inspecting

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'Asia Will Be Absolutely Victorious,' Says Spokesman [ARTICLE]

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'Asia Will Be Absolutely Victorious, Says Spokesman "ASIA will be absolutely victorious," declares Lieut. Col. Shozo Nfkajima, Chief Spokesman of *n« Imperial Forces In the Southern ftpglon.s, in a spcc.al message en Uie occasion of the third anniversary or the outbreak of the War of Greater East Asia. The Spokesman

TORPEDO-BOATS DAMAGED [ARTICLE]

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TORPEDO-BOATS DAMAGED A NIPPON BASE In the Philippines, Dec. 6. (Domel) —In their relentless search for enemy tor-pedo-boats Infesting the Camotes Sea, Nippon planes early at dawn yesterday caught up with and heavily damaged two out of about ten enemy torpedo-boats In waters off Poro Island of the Camotes Group.

LEGASPI BAGS FOUR RAIDERS [ARTICLE]

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LEGASPI BAGS FOUR RAIDERS A PHILIPPINES Base. Dec. I, (Domei) —The Nippon forces shot down four out of about ten smali and medium -sized planes which raided Legaspi of Luzon Island yesterday.

Nippon Planes Using Nanning Airfield [ARTICLE]

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Nippon Planes Using Nanning Airfield ADVANCED BASE on the Chins Front, Dec. 6, (Domei) Our units are now using; Nanning airfield in pounding enemy positions. It was only on Nov 24 that this Important enemy air base was captured in a battered condition bat through the strenuous efforts of our

Chungking Attempt To Retrieve War Situation [ARTICLE]

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Chungking Attempt To Retrieve War Situation CANTON, Dec. 6. (Dome!)— As a last attempt >o retrieve the war situation, the Chungking regime recently dispatched a Special Vigilance Corps composed of high staff officers to Shaokuan to whip up the morale of the troops under the command of Yu Han-mou. accordIng

WAR ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE [ARTICLE]

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WAR ANNIVERSARY MESSAGE who are now counter-attacking with the object of subjugating Asia for ever. You are no doubt aware of a part of that history. Let us review It under the headings of the Malais, the Indians and the Chinese EXPLOITATION OF ASIATICS 1. The Malais (Mohammedans) resisted against

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