Lot 39: Progress in Building the Greater East Asia
October 4, 2012
London, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Progress in Building the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, pictorial broadside showing the Japanese occupied territories in Asia, Pacific Islands and Australia in the Eastern Pacific hemisphere, presenting the invading Japanese as liberators of Asian countries from Western occupation, 14-7/8 x 10-1/2 inches (370 x 265mm), minor staining and edge tears, creased where folded, c.1942. ***The text lists the major military events in Asia from the declaration of war against the US and Britain in December 1941, the occupation of Guam, conquest of Hong Kong, taking of Manila, etc..