Taiwan no shokun [Formosans].

Accession Number RC05112
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J221
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 25.0 x 22.1 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 15 September 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 Melanesia and the Netherlands East Indies. An English translation of the text is attached. The message urges Formosan soldiers to surrender to the Allied Forces so as to return to their country after the war. It guarantees that they will be treated kindly and provided with food and medical treatment. The leaflet includes a large picture of Formosan POWs queuing for food and drinks.