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

Accession Number RC05098
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J202
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 20.4 x 17.8cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made c1944
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 and the Netherlands East Indies. An English translation of the text is attached. The leaflet reports the landings of the US and British forces on the coast between Cherbourg and Le Havre as well as at Calais in France. The message warns that the time for patriotic people in German-occupied Europe to strike back is approaching steadily and that the military clique in Japan will be left alone to fight the whole world. On the back of the leaflet is a map of England and the coastal part of France indicating the locations of the Allied landings in France.