Tuesday, July 10, 2012

1944 Oct 27 - Recruitment Ad for Korean Comfort Women

The following is a recruitment ad for military comfort women from the October 27, 1944 edition of the Korean newspaper Maeil Sinbo (每日新報 - 매일신보). Below is the recruitment ad and my translation.
[Military] Comfort Women Urgent Recruitment
Destination - ** Camp Comfort Woman Station
Qualifications for Recruitment - Age between 18 and 30; good physical health
Recruitment Period - From October 27 to November 8
Departure Date - Approximately November 10
Contract and Remuneration - Decided immediately after interview with individual
Number of Recruits - Ten
Aspirants should make urgent inquiries at the following place:
Kyeongseong-bu, Jongro-gu, Akwon-jeong 195
Inside Joseon Inn
Gwang (3) 2645

Mr. Heo

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