Bananas in the Mist: Mementos of SOE in the Far East

Buried deep in the National Archives of Australia is an inconspicuous paper document.  An example of a relatively worthless August 1945 minted and circulated 100 Yen banknote known as Japanese invasion currency. Nothing too significant in that, given that following the Japanese Garrison's surrender in Singapore by 20 August, all occupation currencies immediately became worthless. … Continue reading Bananas in the Mist: Mementos of SOE in the Far East