American propaganda announcement [LCID: 2002nejn]

American propaganda announcement

Announcement dropped by American planes on Shanghai near the end of the war. [From the USHMM special exhibition Flight and Rescue.]


Critical Thinking Questions

Why are documents like this one important historical evidence?

What was the context of World War II when this leaflet was dropped over Shanghai?


  • US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Joseph Fiszman

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