Collection CA MRUASC C0017 - Airborne leaflets collection

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Airborne leaflets collection

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  • Textual record

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CA MRUASC CA MRUASC C0017

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  • 1939-1991, predominant 1939-1945 (Creation)

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24 leaflets (2.6 cm of textual records)

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Fonds mostly consists of propaganda leaflets dropped from Allied and German aircraft during World War II, and it also contains a few American leaflets from the Vietnam War and Gulf War. The leaflets targeted enemy combatants, munition workers, and civilians and were designed to undermine morale, persuade their readers to surrender or stop fighting/working, or provide access to censored war news.

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  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Vietnamese

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Created on September 12, 2022 by AP.

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