Reference INF 6/608
Title Allied Strategy in the South West Pacific 1945
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 383
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Military Activity and Home Defence
Subthemes Publicity campaigns and initiatives, News and information channels
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Locations Australia, China, Japan, Manchuria, New Guinea, Philippines, Port Moresby, Soviet Union, United States of America


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Allied Strategy in the South West Pacific, released in 1945 by the Ministry of Information. The film addresses the Allied campaign against the Japanese in the south-west Pacific, up until the Japanese surrender. The file contains a shooting script; production credits; and documents relating to the film's licensing and distribution.


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