Nihongun shôhei shokun [Surrender leaflet for mortar bombs - to officers and men of the Japanese Army].

Accession Number RC05135
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J247
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 11.5 x 10.3 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 13 December 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 leaflet emphasises that there is no way out for the Japanese troops isolated in the South and encourages the recipient to surrender so that he can live to serve the country in the future.