World War II Propaganda Leaflet Slides

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2008.0018
Dates:
1945
Languages:
Japanese
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:
Shortly before the crew of the B-29 Superfortress
Enola Gay
completed their mission to bomb Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, U.S. pilots dropped leaflets over Japan warning citizens to evacuate the cities. This collection consists of four original leaflets, as well as 15 color slides taken by the National Air and Space Museum photo lab of the propaganda leaflets

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of four original leaflets, printed on both sides that range in size from 5.5 by 7.5 inches up to 10.75 by 8 inches. The collection also includes 15 color slides taken by the National Air and Space Museum photo lab of the propaganda leaflets, some of which appear to be duplicates.

Arrangement
Arrangement
Collection is arranged by type of material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Shortly before the crew of the B-29 Superfortress
Enola Gay
completed their mission to bomb Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, U.S. pilots dropped leaflets over Japan warning citizens to evacuate the cities. The leaflets warned Japanese citizens that their government was leading them to death and that the U. S. government had no wish to kill civilians. I.A. Kurzman was a machinist mate, 2nd class stationed in the Pacific aboard the USS
Wasp
(CV-18) from which the aircraft carried the leaflets.

Administration
Processing Information
Arranged and described in 2008 by Jessamyn Lloyd, updated in 2010. Further updated and encoded by Jessamyn Lloyd in 2020.
Author
Jessamyn Lloyd
Immediate Source of Acquisition
I.A. Kurzman, Gift, 1985, NASM.2008.0018

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
World War II Propaganda Leaflet Slides, NASM.2008.0018, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
World War, 1939-1945 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Slides (photographs) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
NASMRefDesk@si.edu
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