Kôgun heishi ni tsugu [To officers and men of the Japanese Army].

Accession Number RC05043
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J62a
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 14.5 x 18.8 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 4 March 1943
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 Buna, Gona, Sanananda, Mubo and Wau. The leaflet is accompanied by an English translation of the text. It reports the defeat and surrender of the South Expeditionary Force in Buna, Gona and Sanananda, the death of Lieutenant General Horii, the defeat of the Japanese troops advancing from Mubo to Wau and deaths of Japanese soldiers from hunger in a jungle. It stresses that the Japanese are in a hopeless situation.