Kôgun shôhei ni tsugu [Officers and men of the Mikado's Forces]

Accession Number RC04853
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J5
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 16.5 x 16.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made c 1942-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

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 Melanesia and the Netherlands East Indies. An English translation of the text is attached. The leaflet is issued under the name of the Federation for Achieving the Showa Restoration. The message on the leaflet warns that the Emperor has been wronged by the incumbent Cabinet which mishandled diplomacy and by the General Staff Office which concocted poor military strategy. It urges Japanese military men to initiate a Showa Restoration in order to rescue the Emperor from his erring officers and ministers.