Sei o motte sokoku [Live for Japan]

Accession Number RC04847
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J2
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 2
Measurement Overall: 14 x 15.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 7 August 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

(1) J2 - A propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) during the Second World War. This leaflet is written in Japanese and was distributed to Sandakan. (2) Live for Japan J2 - An English translation of the text is attached. The message stresses that to live can be harder than to die but the motherland will need her people to reconstruct Japan when peace comes. It mentions that Tokyo radio (Radio Broadcasting) reported that 600 Japanese POWs in Sandakan were treated well by the British.