Designer unknown (佚名)
Shoot to kill
Size: 54.5x40 cm.
Call number: BG D12/729 (IISH collection)
This poster was issued by the Beijing Xiehe Yixue Xuesheng Hu’an Houyuanhui (Beijing United Medical Students Association in Support of the Shanghai Incident).
The English text in the middle reads:
"The Chinese Magistrate asked whether firing at the legs of the crowd would have been effective. Inspector Everson said that such would be contrary to his instructions, which were only to fire in the last resource and then to shoot to kill."
Shanghai 10 June, 1925