Leaflet: I died needlessly for the Communist boss, Kim Il Sung (front), 1953
Production Source: U.S. 1st Radio Broadcasting & Leaflet Group, 839th Army Unit, APO 500
Target Audience: North Korean Peoples’ Army soldiers (Korean War)
Front (translation from Korean text): I died needlessly for the Communist boss, Kim Il Sung. Will that be your fate too?
Back (translation from Korean text): The traitorous communist bosses have tricked you into a war of aggression. They have brought destruction to your country, suffering to your family and death to your comrades. Will they also bring needless death to you? Yes! – Unless you escape to the rear or to the protection of the U.N.
Courtesy collection of Stephen J. Hasegawa.
Paper Bullets: A War of Words
October 6 - November 20, 2004
Intersection for the Arts
San Francisco, CA