Tôa ni okeru Nihon [Japan in Southeast Asia].

Unit Far Eastern Liaison Office
Accession Number RC04882
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J114
Collection type Published Collection
Measurement Overall: 14 x 13.3 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 23 September 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

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 Japan-Formosa and Melanesia. It is accompanied by an English translation of the text. A map of Japanese-occupied territories is printed on one side with red splashes indicating the positions air-raided by the Allies. The message warns that the scale of air-bombing will increase substantially in the near future. It also mentions the surrender of Italy and the destruction of German main cities. The message also emphasises the great production capacity of the US war industry and states that Japan has already been encircled by the superior Allied air power.

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