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Collections Search for "korean war propaganda leaflet"

Collections Search for "korean war propaganda leaflet"
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The Propaganda War Propaganda was not unique to the Korean War, but the of propaganda use was brought to a new level in Korea. Most leaflets were dropped from aircraft as one leaflet below illustrates. They were printed on low quality paper in one or two colors. Most leaflet were directed at the enemy, but as the last one on this page illustrates, some were used to thank and encourage the UN troops for a job well done. Imagine being cold, tired, demoralized and far from home. Even without a translation, the message is clear on this leaflet. The leaflet above reads:"All (of us -meaning the Chinese) are getting wounded and hurt and we don't have proper medical facilities." Left:"Everyone is in trouble because of this disaster. Ray Jones a former MP at Panmunjom in 1969-70 graciously offered to translate these propaganda leaflets for me. This leaflet reads: "The UN troops treat them good." This leaflet reads:(1) I happened to hear a couple of soldiers talking. This is a Safe Conduct Pass. | PFC GEORGE E.

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