Allied Airborne Leaflets

Scope and Content

Leaflets and magazines dropped over Europe by Allied aircraft based in the United Kingdom:.
Volume 1: Belgian leaflets 1940-1944.
Volume 2: Channel Islands, Czechoslovakian and Danish leaflets 1940-1945.
Volumes 3-4: Dutch leaflets 1940-1944.
Volumes 5-8: French leaflets 1940-1944.
Volumes 9-12: German leaflets 1939-1945.
Volume 13: Italian, Luxembourg, Norwegian, Polish and Slovak leaflets 1940-1944.
Volume 14: Index of the aforementioned volumes.

Administrative / Biographical History

Airborne leaflets dropped by the Allied forces during World War II (1939-1945), formed part of a propaganda campaign by the Allied forces to spread pro-Allied information throughout Europe and Asia. The leaflets were collected by the Political Intelligence Department of the Foreign Office.


14 volumes

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Other Finding Aids

Bound catalogue available

Archivist's Note

Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 8, 2002

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