WW2: The Japanese surrender

This leaflet was dropped to Allied PoWs in Japan after the Japanese surrender.

This remarkable leaflet was dropped from US planes to Allied PoWs on Japan following the surrender of the Japanese.

Many had been prisoners for almost four years.

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2 thoughts on “WW2: The Japanese surrender

  1. My feeling is you have had the Japanese characters translated but it says 連合軍捕虜 (Rengougunhoryou) or Allied Prisoners. Note the Japanese characters were written by a “regular” US Army Japanese-American soldier, or Nisei. His writing skills are rudimentary, like a child’s printing.

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