Damin cover image, May 1940

This is the cover image of the magazine Damin 3.3 (May 1940), published by the Daminhui (Great People’s Association) in Nanjing. The Daminhui was a propaganda and mobilization organization established by the Japanese in 1938, which was later folded into Wang Jingwei’s Kuomintang (Nationalist Party). The Daminhui specialised in public expressions of support for the occupation, and employed a staff of Chinese organisers, artists, and writers. The sun-and-moon logo of the Daminhui can be seen on this magazine’s cover.

Date

15 May 1940

Artist/Creator

Daminhui 大民會

Medium

Book / Published Material

Theme

Return to the capital

Case Studies

Japanese-occupied China
(1937-1945)

Keywords

flag, propaganda

Further information

Further Reading

Liu Jie, “Kangzhan chuqi Huadong lunxianqu qin-Ri qunti yanjiu: yi Daminhui Zhenjiang lianhe zhibu wei zhongxin de tantao” (A study of pro-Japanese groups in occupied areas of east China in the early stages of the War of Resistance: A discussion of the Daminhui’s branch office in Zhenjiang), Zhongyang yanjiuyuan jindaishi yanjiusuo jikan 98 (2017): 89-114.

Source

Hoover Institution

Source Reference Details

2991.5 4374

Permissions/Acknowledgements

Hoover Institution

COTCA Identifier

HI-0003

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