Nihongun shôhei shokun ni tsugu [To officers and men of the Japanese Army].

Accession Number RC05024
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) AJ42
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14.3 x 18 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 31 December 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 New Guinea and Buna. The leaflet is accompanied by an English translation of the text. The message states that the New Guinea campaign has resulted in a total failure due to the blunders of the Japanese General Staff, and soldiers in New Guinea have been abandoned. It urges Japanese soldiers to surrender with this leaflet in hand.