This set of five propaganda leaflets were targeted at American soldiers during WWII. Like all psychological operations, they attempt to influence the enemy’s behavior and motivation. These leaflets are illustrated on one side with text on the other. One leaflet is a “free pass” promising that the bearer who ceases hostilities against Germany and her allies will receive preferential treatment and privileges and will not be regarded or treated as a prisoner of war or interned in a prison camp.
The leaflets were discovered in 1998 inside a German 100-mm propaganda projectile near Arnhem in the Netherlands.