US Army Air Corps Japanese Propaganda Leaflet

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.2016.0017
Creators:
United States. Office of War Information
Dates:
bulk 1944
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
(1 folder)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of one 4 by 6.5 inch leaflet, dropped by the US Army Air Corps on New Guinea and the Philippines during 1944. This collection also includes a translation of the leaflet, along with the biography of Hubert J. Frank, a Consolidated B-24 Liberator Pilot whose squadron was dropping this particular leaflet.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
During bombing missions over Japanese-held territories in New Guinea and the Philippines during 1944, leaflets bearing Japanese characters were dropped by the US Army Air Corps, which were intended to demoralize the Japanese soldiers and induce them to surrender

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Jon Frank, Gift, 2016

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access.
Preferred Citation
US Army Air Corps Japanese Propaganda Leaflet, Accession 2016-0017, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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

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Repository Contact
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