Nichigun shôhei ni tsugu [To officers and men of the Japanese Army].

Accession Number RC05080
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J97
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 13 x 14 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made c1942-1945
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 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.