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GREAT ALLIED MOVES Indies' Recapture Is British Campaign N.Z. Press Association—Copyright Rec. noon. COLOMBO, Aug. 9. While the great Allied encirclement of the Japanese homeland is nearing completion, South-east Asia Command is preparing for an onslaught on what remains of Japan's outer zone, says the Australian Associated Press correspondent Where, much less when, the operations are likely to begin none but a few on a high level knows, but the geography of the East Indies points to certain obvious, even likely, places for early attack. It is hardly a secret that the way is being prepared for operations which will end in the taking of Singapore. Even the Japanese must have guessed why the area west of the K?a Isthmus is being swept by the Navy. . ... Lord Mountbatten, who is stall, in London, will undoubtedly, bring back with him a revised directive, the correspondent says,, which it is Generally expected will instruct him the whole of the occupied Tndfes It will be a British campaign in a British theatre.

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ENCIRCLING JARS, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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ENCIRCLING JARS Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 188, 10 August 1945

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