|Collection number||Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J97|
|Collection type||Published Collection|
|Measurement||Overall: 13 x 14 cm|
Far Eastern Liaison Office
Second World War, 1939-1945
|Copying Provisions||Copyright expired. Copying permitted subject to physical condition. Permission for reproduction not required.|
Nichigun shôhei ni tsugu [To officers and men of the Japanese Army].
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 Salamaua, Darwin and Guadalcanal. An English translation of the text is attached. The message advises the Japanese forces of their actual losses in the recent battles at Guadalcanal, Darwin and Salamaua. It reports that 133 out of 203 Japanese planes used were destroyed, while the Allies lost only eight planes in these battles. The message emphasises the superiority of the Allied airmen and equipment.