Nihongun shôhei shokun [To officers and men of the Japanese Army (pictorial leaflet)].

Accession Number RC05108
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J 217
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 30.0 x 23.0 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 17 August 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 Australia, Melanesia and the Netherlands East Indies. An English translation of the text is attached. The leaflet includes a number of photos depicting the life of Japanese POWs in Australia. The text includes extracts from the Geneva Convention and details how POWs are treated at internment camps in Australia.