American Psychological Warfare Propaganda File
Important collection of propaganda aimed at demoralizing Japanese soldiers or convincing them to surrender, all mounted with translations within an album issued by the “Psychological Warfare Branch” in the Office of Management Support, General Headquarters. The album opens with a printed message from Gen. Bonner Fellers, an ex-OSS administrator and MacArthur’s Chief of Psychological Warfare. In general, two copies of each propaganda flyer or message is tapped to each page (with translation). They include: six facsimile signed typed messages from MacArthur and Philippine President Sergio Osmena, including MacArthur’s “I have returned” declaration; safe conduct passes, defeatist and demoralizing war news, etc.