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Surrender leaflet: To officers and men of the Imperial Japanese Army

Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO)c 1944

Shrine of Remembrance

Shrine of Remembrance
Melbourne, Australia

This pamphlet was published by the Far Eastern Liaison Office, a propaganda and field intelligence unit, established by General Sir Thomas Blamey, Allied Land Commander for the South West Pacific Area, during the Second World War. The leaflet, which is addressed to officers and men of the Imperial Japanese Army, contains instructions in Japanese on how to surrender to the Allied Forces and a note in English requesting that the person bearing the leaflet be treated in accordance with international law. The leaflet was distributed across Melanesia and parts of Indonesia and Malaysia.

Details

  • Title: Surrender leaflet: To officers and men of the Imperial Japanese Army
  • Creator: Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO)
  • Date Created: c 1944
  • Location Created: (Melbourne), (Australia)
  • Physical Dimensions: 19.3 x 14.2 cm (closed) 19.3 x 22.3 cm (open)
  • Provenance: Donated 1994
  • Type: Pamphlet
  • External Link: Shrine of Remembrance
  • Medium: photo-offset lithograph

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