Tôkô o unagasu shihen [Surrender leaflet].

Accession Number RC05029
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J46
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 12 x 17 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 11 January 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 Melanesia. The leaflet is accompanied by an English translation of the text.The message on the leaflet assures that surrendered Japanese soldiers will be treated in accordance with the Geneva Convention. It stresses that it is silly to die in vain as man cannot conquer fate.