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

Accession Number RC05094
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J196
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 17.8 x 25 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 27 June 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 Nadzab and Torokino. An English translation of the text is attached. The leaflet includes extracts from the International Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War and guarantees that Japanese POWs will be treated in accordance with the Convention. The message urges the Japanese troops to stop fighting auseless war and to surrender so as to serve their country in the future.