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Register to the United States. Office of War Information. Psychological Warfare Division propaganda
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  • Title: United States. Office of War Information. Psychological Warfare Division propaganda
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1945
    Collection Number: XX372
    Creator: United States. Office of War Information. Psychological Warfare Division Propaganda.
    Collection Size: 2 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box (1.2 linear feet)
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Materials note: In German, Italian, French, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Burmese, Vietnamese, and Korean with some English translations.
    Abstract: Propaganda leaflets distributed in Europe and in the China-Burma-India Theater of operations during World War II. Includes translations of most Asian language material.
    Location note: Hoover Institution Archives

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition note

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], United States. Office of War Information. Psychological Warfare Division propaganda, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Scope and Contents Note

    The collection contains propaganda leaflets distributed in Europe and in the China-Burma-India Theater of operations during World War II. Produced by the U.S. Office of War Information, leaflets were dropped from planes inside enemy territory and in countries invaded by the enemy. Propaganda leaflets, pictorial newspapers, and "gift drops" were widely used to weaken enemy morale, encourage the resistance, and befriend the people from the occupied countries. Collection includes translations of most Asian language material.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Propaganda, American.
    World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda.