Kôgun shôhei ni tsugu: gojin no osoretaru jôkyô tsuini kitaru [To officers and Men of the Imperial Japanese Army: the inevitable is happening].

Accession Number RC04869
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J10
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 15.7 x 17 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 2 October 1942
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 reports that communications between the Japanese Forces have broken down and many soldiers will soon perish in jungle due to starvation and disease. The message attributes the disastrous situation to the General Staff's blunder in strategic planning. 55,000 of them were printed