The following is the content of a leaflet dropped from RCAF helicopters over
Khner Rouge-controlled Phum Kveau village in Siem Reap, urging rebels to defect.
Photographs of detectors and their families - including one the First and Second
Prime Ministers in army uniforms posing with two former KR appointed as RCAF
Generals - were also dropped.
THE dry season has come. This is a good occasion
which creates a favorable condition for the people and army officers,
non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the Democratic Kampuchea faction who
are being cheated by a small group of obstinate leaders who are still forcing
you to die and to be injured instead of them.
In order to ensure the security of yourselves and your families, please
hurriedly abandon the stubborn leaders of the Democratic Kampuchea faction by
bringing your weapons and ammunition back to live in the national community
under the cool shade of Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihanouk Varman, the
highly revered King of us.
Recently, Mr. Lo Sok [former deputy chief of KR Div 305] and his family as
well as your combatant friends have returned to live with the Royal
The General Staff of the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces would
like to guarantee that you all will be warmly welcomed by all levels of RCAF and
If you want to return to your home villages or join the RCAF,
we will have an appropriate policy for you.
As for your belongings, they
will be recognized as your own property.
For the people who are living in
the areas temporarily controlled by the Khmer Rouge have to seek every means to
evacuate yourselves from the insecure areas punctually, and come back to help
rebuild and develop our nation.
Please bring with you this leaflet to
give to local authorities and all levels of commanders in any units of RCAF who
will receive you officially.
Phnom Pen, December 3, 1994.
On behalf of
Chief of the General Staff.
First Deputy Chief, Gen, Nhek Bun Chhay