Shashintsuki chirashi - Taiheiyô kakuchi ni okeru Rengôgun no shôri [Pictorial leaflet - war in the Pacific].

Accession Number RC05110
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J219
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 17.8 x 20.5 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 2 September 1944
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 Kwajelein Island, Biak Island, Guam, Madang and Hollandia. The leaflet features a number of pictures depicting victorious moments of the Allied Forces in the Pacific. Images included in the leaflet show the fall of Kwajalein, the moment before the Allied landing on Hollandia on 22 April, the capture of Madang on 24 April, the landing on Biak on 20 June, the capture of Noemfoor on 6 July, the fall of Saipan on 9 July and Guam on 9 August, and the landing of US troops on Tinian on 31 July. The leaflet also includes four photos which indicate the superiority and strength of the Allied Navy and Air Force.