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WWII PWD/SHAEF Civil Affairs.
French Linotype operators show copy of first edition of La Presse Cherbourgoise as it rolls off press to officers of the Psychological Warfare Division of the Allied Expeditionary Forces in France.
WWII FRENCH EDITOR WITH FIRST EDITION OF CHERBOURG PAPER.
Daniel Yen, editor of La Presse Cherbougeoise, and members of his staff proudly inspect a copy of the first edition of the first newspaper published in the great French port city after its liberation from the Nazis, June 27, 1944. At left is Captain Fernand Auberjondois of the Psychological Warfare Division of the Allied Expeditionary Force in France, who started the press running. Holding the paper, at right , is Captain Patrick Dolan of New York City, Cherbourg head of the Psychological Warfare Division, which assisted the Frenchmen in publishing the newspaper.
Air Despatchers of 55 coy AD, RASC, prepare propaganda leaflets for dropping over the Malayan jungle in 1958.
Air Despatcher L/C Ken Thomas of 55 coy AD, RASC, throws out propaganda leaflets from a RAF Valetta aircraft over the Malayan jungle in 1958.
SFC Furl A. Krebs loads an M16A1 cluster adapter at the FEC (Far Eastern Command) Printing Plant, Yokohama, Japan. The bomb type adapter will contain 22,500 (5" x 8") psychological warfare leaflets.
Fifth Air Force, Korea - Capt. Charles L. MacMasters (right), Syracuse, N.Y., a U.S. Army member of the joint Army-U.S. Air Force psychological warfare team in Korea, supervises the loading of a leaflet bomb. A B-26 light bomber of the 6167th Air Base Group will carry the bomb over enemy frontline positions and release it over the target. Exploding in mid-air, the bomb will shower enemy troops with leaflets designed to lower their morale and make them dissatisfied with their present conditions. (U.S. Air Force Photo) (AF-2432-4) 25 October 1952
Fifth Air Force, Korea - This psychological warfare leaflet-bomb, as yet unfused, is loaded aboard a U.S. Air Force B-26 light bomber just prior to take off. Flown by members of the 6167th Air Base Group in Korea, the bomb will be fused to explode in the air, after leaving the warcraft, and will shower the Communist soldiers with leaflets aimed at making them homesick and dissatisfied with their present life. (U.S. Air Force Photo) (AF-2432-5) 25 October 1952
Fifth Air Force, Korea - These two crew members of this U.S. Air Force B-26 are arming a leaflet-dropping bomb just prior to taking off on another psychological warfare mission over North Korea. Flying an unarmed aircraft, the two men, with others of their crew, all of the 6167th Air Base Group, will fly over Communist troops and drop their bomb which is fused to open in mid-air. Inside the bomb will be leaflets, designed to lower the Red soldier's morale and make him reluctant to fight. These two men, pilot and navigator-bombardier of the aircraft are, left to right, Capt. (now Major) Loren W. Thomas of Cincinnati, Ohio, and 1st Lt. Albert C. Frey Jr. of New Orleans, La. (U.S. Air Force Photo) (AF-2939-1) 25 October 1952
Army personnel prepare propaganda leaflets in roll form to be placed in bomb type adapters which will be dropped on Communist-held territory in Korea.
Shelling the enemy with words
U.S. Army personnel fill 105 mm shells with propaganda leaflets which will be fired from artillery pieces into enemy positions in Korea.
Propaganda Leaflets. Lt. Albert D. Ackley of an Eighth Army Psychological Warfare Unit, in Korea, receives bundles of propaganda leaflets which he will drop over Communist territory in Korea. Official U.S. Army photo, released by the Department of Defense.