Okinawa kanraku shashinshû [Lesson of Okinawa].

Accession Number RC05233
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J302
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 19.3 x 25.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 3 July 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copying Provisions Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.

A pictorial propaganda leaflet produced by the Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) during the Second World War and distributed to Okinawa. An English translation of the text is attached. The leaflet includes five pictures depicting the fall of Okinawa. On the back of the leaflet is a map of the Asia-Pacific region indicating the distance to Tokyo from the bases of the Allied Forces. The leaflet also has a list of the Japanese airfields captured by the Allied Forces between July 1944 and June 1945. The text on the back page urges the Japanese people in responsible positions to take actions which are in the interest of Japan and the Japanese people.