Japan Goes to War: A Chronology of Japanese Military Expansion from the Meiji Era to the Attack on Pearl Harbor (1868-1941)

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DIANE Publishing, 1997 - Japan - 215 pages
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Page 198 - Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based on justice and order, the Japanese people forever renounce war as a sovereign right of the nation and the threat or use of force as means of settling international disputes. In order to accomplish the aim of the preceding paragraph, land, sea, and air forces, as well as other war potential, will never be maintained. The right of belligerency of the state will not be recognized.
Page 184 - Japan will also be expelled from all other territories which she has taken by violence and greed. The aforesaid three great powers, mindful of the enslavement of the people of Korea, are determined that in due course Korea shall become free and independent.
Page 148 - Furthermore, based on known data regarding the present disposition and employment of Japanese Naval and Army forces, no move against Pearl Harbor appears imminent or planned for in the foreseeable future.
Page 198 - The Emperor shall be the symbol of the State and of the unity of the people, deriving his position from the will of the people with whom resides sovereign power.
Page 170 - Yesterday, December 7, 1941— a date which will live in infamy— the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by the naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan.
Page 108 - Socialist Soviet Republics, and then by the United States, after a prolonged debate in the Senate. The British Government, whose loud and interminable trumpeting of the Locarno Treaty has become a subject for derision, has ratified the...
Page 163 - This despatch is to be considered a war warning... an aggressive move by Japan is expected within the next few days...
Page 163 - Negotiations with Japan looking toward stabilization of conditions in the Pacific have ceased and an aggressive move by Japan is expected within the next few days. The number and equipment of Japanese troops and the organization of naval task forces indicates an amphibious expedition against either the Philippines, Thai or Kra Peninsula or possibly Borneo.
Page 128 - Government has no territorial designs whatever. In the light of these circumstances it must be firmly declared that the present action of Japan in China contravenes none of the existing treaties which are in force. The Chinese Government, lending...
Page 147 - America, we will have no hope of winning unless . . . ... the US Fleet in Hawaiian waters can be destroyed.

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Dorothy Perkins is a freelance writer with a background in Asian history. She holds a Ph.D. in religion from Temple University and is the author of Japan Goes to War: A Chronology of Japanese Military Expansion from the Meiji Era to the Attack on Pearl Harbor. She resides in Philadelphia, PA.

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