Nihongun shôhei shokun [To officers and men of the Japanese Army].

Accession Number RC05253
Collection number Leaflets Collection (Far Eastern Liaison Office Leaflets) J331
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 21.6 x 28.8 cm
Object type Leaflet
Maker Far Eastern Liaison Office
Date made 14 August 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 Japan-Formosa and Melanesia. The leaflet advises Japanese forces that the Japanese Government made a difficult, but wise, decision to surrender. The message refers to the Japanese POWs who surrendered during the war years, and emphasises that they have been treated well in accordance with international law on POWs.