World War II; Propaganda
Propaganda poster, in Chinese, produced by Japanese-sponsored governments in China during Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945). These governments were established by major Japanese military commands, and posters were used to promote cooperation between Chinese and Japanese. English translation is "Celebrate the fall of Hankou City [October 25-26, 1938]." Chinese: 慶祝漢口陷落. In small letters on the right side of the map, English translation is “The Provisional Government of the Republic of China” Chinese: 中華民國臨時政府; “The Reformed Government of the Republic of China” Chinese: 中華民國維新政府. The Provisional Government of the Republic of China was founded in December 1937 by the Japanese North China Area Army (NCAA) and controlled the provinces in North China with its capital in Beijing. The Japanese Central China Expeditionary Army (CCEA) inaugurated the Reformed Government of the Republic of China in March 1938 and controlled central and south China with its capital in Nanjing.
Translations made by Tanya Cao, M.L.S., M.A.B.
Color Poster, 30.25" x 20.75"