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Decision Reached Following the Imperial Conference of July 2, 1941 (Tentative Translation)

Decision Reached Following the Imperial Conference of July 2, 1941 (Tentative Translation)

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Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 26
Folder Miscellaneous Documents on Japanese Nationalism and Militarism
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
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Tentative Translation of decision reached by the Japanese at the Imperial Conference o fJuly 2, 1941. Outlines Japan's national policy in relation to French Indo-China, control of the Greater East Asia sphere, settlement of the China Affair, and actions in light of possible war with the United States and Great Britain as well as entry into the German-Soviet War. Frames decisions around "the sake of self-existence and self-preservation."