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Parent Collaboration between Japan, Germany and Italy Vol. VII
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 7
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
have told you. !,Q* This message that you referred to yesterday that you got on the first or the second of December 1941 came from the Foreign Office also, did it? "A. I am not absolutely certain whether this communication regarding the no-separate peace pact came before or after the one that told me of the orders to burn code books* In any case I may be a couple of days off in my dates and I have the feeling that this one regarding the no-separate peace was around the third of December - I just wish to clear up this matter of dates* "Q. These telegrams or these despatches that you received from the Foreign Office, I suppose, were all signed HATSUOKA? "A* MATSUOKA was no longer Foreign Minister at this time. In any case, signature or no signature, all these des¬patches came from the Foreign Minister. The Foreign Minister at this time was TOGO." * * (b) Document 1532A* (Exhibit No. 605): "Telegram No. 1405(Ambassador's Code) To; Foreign Minister TOGO (Rec'd 3 Dec. 1941) From: Ambassador OSHIMA (Berlin) Despatched 2 Dec 1941 Top Secret Referring to your telegram No. 1401.