World War and Korea, by Commander Yaksan Kim (Vice Commander of the Korean Independence Army in China), translated by Sang Park. One sheet, 12x11". This is a separately printed document following its publication in the Korean journal "The Future" (the organ of the Korean People's Revolutionary Party with the Korean Provincial Government) on February 15, 1943. (The document is stamped having been received by the Library of Congress on August 30, 1943.) WorldCat/OCLC locates 0 copies. Good condition. $400
Yak San Kim is listed in as a foreign principal of Kilsoo K. Haan, a registered foreign with offices on D St in Washington, D.C. (registered in November 1942). "Gen. Yak San Kim in...negotiations [for abolishing unfavorable 'Nine Point' agreements between the Korean Provisional Government and the Chinese Military Council; [and in connection with] political and military issues and problems."
Yak San Kim was also listed as a foreign principal (operating in Free China) of the Korean National revolutionary Party (registered in November 1942) where his activities were listed so: "Activities for Foreign Principal: Registrant states that it gives "moral and some material support to [the] Korean Army in Free China, under Y. S. Kinm." Registrant reports that it is the publisher and distributor of the following pamphlets in the English language: World War and Korea, by Commander Yaksan Kim; Korea Should be Independent, by Chiang Kaishek; and What Korea Wants. It also publishes and distributes a bimonthly newspaper in the Korean language, entitled Korean National Front.
(For the foreign agent report see: REPORT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO THE CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES ON THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE FOREIGN AGENTS REGISTRATION ACT OF 1938, AS AMENDED FOR THE PERIOD FROM JUNE 28, 1942 TO DECEMBER 31, 1944. June 1945 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE https: //www.fara.gov/reports/Archive/1942-1944_FARA.pdf)