Nihongun shôhei shokun [To officers and men of the Japanese forces].

Accession Number RC04963
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J173
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13.9 x 18.9 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 17 March 1944
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. It is accompanied by an English translation of the text. The message urges Japanese soldiers to surrender to the Allied Forces rather than to die of starvation or disease in the jungle. The leaflet includes an English message stating that the bearer has ceased resistance and should be treated in accordance with international law. The back page of the leaflet has a drawing of rice and curry, soup and a cake.