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Syonan Shimbun, 20 February 1945

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The Syonan Shimbun U.S. Admits Nippon Balloon Bomb Havoc LISBON. Feb. IS, (Domei) —A dif patch from a neutral source in the United States today reported that the United States authorities have officially admitted that Nippon balloon missiles have been causing forest and other fires in several parts of the

85,500 TONS OF FOE SHIPPING SUNK [ARTICLE]

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85,500 TONS OF FOE SHIPPING SUNK m.Ri.iN" Feb. 18. (Domeil —In a sensational combined assault against an anti-Axis convoy bound for Murmansk, German U-boats and torpedo-bombers have sunk 11 fully-laden Soviet vessels, totalling 71,500 tons, ani six escorting destroyers, it was disclosed today. Two other anti-Axis transports of 14,000 (ons,

Nippon Garrison On Iwoojima Exacting Big Toll From Invaders [ARTICLE+ILLUSTRATION]

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Nippon Garrison On Iwoojima Exacting Big Toll From Invaders A NIPPON BASE, Feb. 19 (Domei)—-Nippon garrisons on iwoojima are now fighting heroically, exacting a heavy toll from enemy forces which commenced landing operations early this morning. Prior to the commencement of landing operations, an enemy task force, operating around Iwoojima,

CRIPPLING U.S. LOSSES [ARTICLE]

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CRIPPLING U.S. LOSSES THE WAR of attrition that Is being waged on the anti-Axis la having a crippling effect, especially on the Americana Ot the basis of their own figures, the Americans so far in the current Woild War have already lost 779.180 men killed, wounded and missing, or more

Stiff Nippon Resistance On Bougainville [ARTICLE]

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Stiff Nippon Resistance On Bougainville LISBON, Feb. 18. (Domei) Nippon forces In the northern part of Bougainville are offering ti.ugh opposition to Australian troops ad casual.ies being incurred by 'he Australians are "not light," according to a dispatch filed by an antlAxts correspondent with the Australian lorces. Citing an Instance

Gandhi Raps British Exploitation Of India [ARTICLE]

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Gandhi Raps British Exploitation Of India LISBON. Feb. 18. (Domel) Mahatma Gandhi, in a statement Issued in Wardha today, strongly criticized Britain's ruthless exploitation of India in the prosecution of the war against the Ax a powers, according to a Wardha message. "If things go on as they are do'ng

BRITISH INDIAN ARMY CASUALTIES [ARTICLE]

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BRITISH INDIAN ARMY CASUALTIES LISBON, Feb. 19. (Domel)— Indian armed forces collaborating with Britain have suffered a total of 151,866 casual! es since the outbreak of the war up to the end of last year, Chandulal M. Trlvedi. i Indian War Secretary, revealed IB the Central Assemb'y in New De

Americans Facing Greatest Trial In History [ARTICLE]

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Americans Facing Greatest Trial In History LISBON, Feb. 17. (Dome!) Revealing that the American people are facing the greatest trial and suffering experienced s o far In their history, the Associated Press today reported here the following figures to Indicate the magnitude of the current war a s compared with

'Deadly Shortages' Ahead, Of American Forces [ARTICLE]

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'Deadly Shortages' Ahead, Of American Forces LISBON. Feb. 19. (Dome!)— War Secretary, Henry Stimson, ji a radio broadcast urging the enactment of the "Work or Fight" BMI ln Con- warned that "deadly war •tagcs are looming ahead of ted States forces and we dare not delay the war work law

B-29'S INDISCRIMINATELY BOMB KUALA LUMPUR TOWN [ARTICLE]

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B-29'S INDISCRIMINATELY BOMB KUALA LUMPUR TOWN ACCORDING to the local military authorities, well over 50 B-29's, believed to be based at Calcutta, indiscriminately oombed residential houses in the suburban districts ~>f Kuala Lumpur at 11.50 a.m. on Feb. 19. and were put to rout by our ground batteries by 1.20

STETTINIUS IN BRAZIL [ARTICLE]

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STETTINIUS IN BRAZIL LISBON, Feb. 18 (Domei)—United States Secretary of Slate. Edward Stettiuius. Jr arrived in Rio de Janeiro today from the scene of the "Big Three" Conference at Yalta en route to Mexico City, where he will participate in the Inter-Ameri-can Conference, according to a Rio rle JanpJro dl-pa;cn.

Heavy Fighting Progressing In Manila, Corregidor And Bataan [ARTICLE]

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Heavy Fighting Progressing In Manila, Corregidor And Bataan TOKYO. Feb. 19. (DemeD— Dal nonyei In a communique iosoed at 2.50 p.m. today announced as 10 Hows: "Fir Uy, our poweriul units, on Feb. 14, advanced from the sector cast of >lanifa ci.v to the fide and rear ot a poweriul

Philippines war round-up [ARTICLE]

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Philippines war round-up A NIPPON Base in the Philippines. Feb. 18 (Domel)—On the Luton front, no noteworthy changes have taken place ln the battle situation in the eastern and northern sectors of the central Luzon plains, while in Manila the battle for the city flames unabated. Nippon defenders In a

10 B-29's DOWNED OVER TOKYO [ARTICLE]

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10 B-29's DOWNED OVER TOKYO TOKYO. Feb t9. Domel) Approximately 100 Mariana-based enemy B-29 heavy bombers Invaded the sky over the Nippon mainland this afternoon. Feb. 19 then main strength attacking Tokyi and its environs, Dai Honyei announced at 5.30 p m. toda. Up to 4 p.m.. ten enemy aircraft

Soviet Division Annihilated [ARTICLE]

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Soviet Division Annihilated BERLIN, Feb. 18. (Domed) Marshal Koniev's aim during the past 24 hours was to rip open the German front between the StrebjauBober river and the Sagan area, but It failed as the Germans sue* oeeded in elastic fighting to smash 1 the Soviet rpearheads and to close

RETURNED TO LONDON [ARTICLE]

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RETURNED TO LONDON I 3BON. Feb. 19. (Domel)— Britfan Prime Minister. Winston Chi.rrhlll, relumed to London this afternoon after an absence af about three weeks during ahlch he attended the Yalta OoxifSracvoe, visited Greece and took part In the Anglo-American service* conference with American Pre»ldent Roossvelt at Mai la. it

'Cut The Old British Lions Tail; Cripple Wings Of American Eagle1 NEW MALAI ANNIVERSARY SENTIMENTS [ARTICLE]

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'Cut The Old British Lions Tail; Cripple Wings Of American Eagle 1 NEW MALAI ANNIVERSARY SENTIMENTS KUALA I.L'MPUR. Feb. 15. (Domel —The people of Kuala Lumpur, who celebrated only 34 days ago the retreat of the British farsso from the Federal capital ol' British Malaya, observed the birth of new

More Youths Urged To Join Giyu-Gun, Heiho, Defend Homes [ARTICLE]

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More Youths Urged To Join Giyu-Gun, Heiho, Defend Homes THE urgent need for more youth* to become Giyu-Gun anu lie.ho was stressed by community leaders at the Dal Toa Gekijo.' Saturday, when a meeting was held Is give encouragement to members of lb* Giyu-Gun and Heiho. The meeting was presided

Indians' Answer To Foe's Terror Raid [ARTICLE]

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Indians' Answer To Foe's Terror Raid RANGOON, Feb. 17. (Domel >— Aroused by the inhuman, semeless bombing of the Azad Hind Fauj hospital during *he daylight tenor raid by Anglo-American raiders over Rangoon on Feb. 11 causing many deaths and injuries among patients, prominent Rangoon Indians at meeting held the

Thai Economic Council [ARTICLE]

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Thai Economic Council BANGKOK. Feb. 10 tDomel)— The Thai Government has established an Economic Council comprising 16 members selected from among civilian exp°rts to manage the country's wartime economy. It will be reca'led that the Government, in Ausrust last year, organized tiie Economic Committee made up of government officials connected

Penang Malai Farmers [ARTICLE]

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Penang Malai Farmers FENANG. Feb 14. (Domei i— Fortv-.^even Malais eomorlring 14 families left Penana on Monday for| Bertam Estate to live as farmers. In the group were two prominent member? of thp Malal Ko el Kvokel whf have b^-^me farmer* in order tc guirV lh«lr i compatriota and he;,.

Severance Of India, Soulb Africa Relations Urged [ARTICLE]

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Severance Of India, Soulb Africa Relations Urged LiSEQN Feb. 18, (Domei)— Continuing the bitter fight against Natal's anti-Ir.dian legislation in colltboration with the Na'al Indian Congress, the Indian Antl-Segrega-tlon Council ln Durban has «pni cables to the Indian Viceroy, Mahntma Gandhi anu other in fluent al Indian leaders urging 'hi

Oratorical Conteat [ARTICLE]

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Oratorical Conteat TAnTNG, Feb. 15. I Domel)—An open N'ppon-Oo oratorical contest held lr Tnlping to nark the tmnlver-fa-v of the birth of N»w Malal. reulred as follows: flrjg,, Walter Jesuda<on. ,»econd. Ba'aftiaiidran, tJvrd Che Malik The contest was sponsored by the District Officer.

Growing More Food Is Surest Way Of Checking High Prices [ARTICLE]

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Growing More Food Is Surest Way Of Checking High Prices IF THEY will only stop com plaining and instead start planting up all available land in the vicinity of their homes with tapioca, sweet potatoes, cliill.es, fruit and other daily necessities, the people of Syonan will speedily bring about a

Negri Sembilan Residents Awarded Certificates [ARTICLE]

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Negri Sembilan Residents Awarded Certificates ON THE occasion of the third I anniversary of the Birth of New Ma:ai. Certiflca'es of Honour were pieremted to the fol'owlng at a cerem'»ny at the Koa Padang: Gunseikan's Certificates: C'dn Shook Lee, Chew Toh Soni?. Wong Chia Kew, K. S. B Nalr, E.

DEATHS [ARTICLE]

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DEATHS MRS. MURIEL POSE DON aped 56, at Fuji Village, Bahau on Feb. 13, 2flofc. Laving two tons. Kingsltv aid Hilary, and three daughters, Ruby, Evi and Irene. MR. CHEONG YEOW SENG alias Cheong Yune Kow passed awr.j peacefu'ly at Ms residmce No 5, MacAlister Road. Peiang. at 1.45 p.m.

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SYONAN TOKUBETU SI NOTICE NO. 7 Re: Nippon-Go Proficiency Certifying Examination. Date. Time, and Examination Centres for the above public examination hav4 been fixed as follows:— 1. Date and Time. (a) Written Examination: Feb. 25th at 11 a.m. (b) Oral Examination: March 3rJ and 4th at 10.30 a.m. 2. Centres.

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