Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire
Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire

Collection of 20 different World War II propaganda leaflets distributed by either airdrop or artillery fire

Primarily U.S., but some British and one German: 1940-1945. Unbound. These 20 different leaflets range in size from 4.5” x 7.5” to 8.5” x 12”. One is a four-page pamphlet. Most are printed in black and white; several are printed in red, black and white or red, black, white, and blue. All but one were produced by the Allies and distributed by airplane or artillery over German lines or in German cities. One is a translated (into German) reference copy of a leaflet distributed to Russians during the German invasion. All are complete but many have significant wear including large chips and marginal paper loss. A detailed identification list is included. All, but two have been identified by the offices that prepared them, when they were distributed, and their method of delivery. (See the “PsyWar Leaflet Archive” at psywar.org.) Although a few of the leaflets in the collection show up at auction with some regularity, many are much scarcer. The leaflets include: Roosevelt speaks . . . America Demands (January 1941 Now it’s the American Flying Fortress (November 1943) Catastrophe on the Dnieper (November 1943 In America every five minutes a new plane! (December 1943 – January 1944) Stalingrad . . . Ten German Divisions Uselessly Sacrificed (March 1944) Two words save you 850,000 lives . . . I surrender (February – March 1945) The translation of the German leaflet distributed in Russia is titled, “Call! To all citizens of the Soviet Union to all decent commanders and soldiers of the Red Army!” It is filled with anti-Semitic and anti-Communist rhetoric and encourages Russian workers and soldiers to revolt against their government. An English translation is included. Good to Very Good. Item #009165

All but two have been identified by the offices that prepared them, when they were distributed, and their method of delivery. (See the “PsyWar Leaflet Archive” at psywar.org.) Although a few of the leaflets in the collection show up at auction with some regularity, many are much scarcer. The leaflets include: Roosevelt speaks . . . America Demands (January 1941), Now it’s the American Flying Fortress (November 1943), Catastrophe on the Dnieper (November 1943 In America every five minutes a new plane! (December 1943 – January 1944), Stalingrad . . . Ten German Divisions Uselessly Sacrificed (March 1944), and Two words save you 850,000 lives . . . I surrender (February – March 1945). The translation of the German leaflet distributed in Russia is titled, “Call! To all citizens of the Soviet Union to all decent commanders and soldiers of the Red Army!” It is filled with anti-Semitic and anti-Communist rhetoric and encourages Russian workers and soldiers to revolt against their government. An English translation is included.

Price: $400.00

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