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Doc. No. 260 Summary

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Defense document number 260 - Map of Distribution of Japanese in Manchuria, 1928 exhibit description. For use in the Manchurian phase. Notation at the top of the page states "withdrawn - to be introduced later." Bottom part of the page has a handwritten note: "Check page 29, Lytton Rep't." Summary of document states: "It could be pointed out that though the total Japanese population of Manchuria in 1928 is only given as 206,203, the 101,000 Japanese living in Kwantung Leased Territory were actually under Japanese rule and another 88,000 in the SMR zone were under Japanese military protection. Hence the bona fide Japanese settlers at this time numbered only about 16,000 persons."

Item 27 - Certificate for Def. Doc. No. 1803-A to F and Exhibit 2713

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Certification of authenticity for defense document numbers 1803-A to F and exhibit 2713. Kaoru HAYASHI was the chief of the archives section, Japanese foreign office and he served as witness to certify "that the map in the Russian language hereto attached, consisting of seven sheets and entitled 'Map of the Eastern Part of U.S.S.R. and the Adjacent Countries, edited and published by the Military Topographic Section in 1884, revised by the Map Section, Department of Military Topography in 1932, 1:4200000' is a map in the custody of the Japanese Foreign Office."
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1947CE Jun 13th

Item 26 - Certificate of Source of Document

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Certificate of source of a document for defense document 260: a publication "compiled by the headquarters of the Kwantung Army, consisting of 3 pages and 9 sheets of diagrams, and entitled 'Reference to the Problems of Manchuria and Mongolia.'"
Date: 
1947CE Feb 4th

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 3 - Lead

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Lead as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Concludes that "it is not thought that the dismemberment of the Japanese Empire would have any effect on the lead industry or markets of Japan proper" given the circumstances the report outlines. [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
Date: 
1945CE Jan

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 5 - Coal

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Coal as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Gives an overview of the increase in coal demand during the war, but states that in the post-war economy, need should be reduced which will be necessary given Japan's small high grade coal supply. [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
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1969CE Dec 31st

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 9 - Glass and Glassware

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Glass and Glassware as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Advises, "It would be difficult to enforce restrictions on the manufacture in Japan of glass articles having military applications. [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
Date: 
1945CE Mar

Japanese Trade Studies, Special Industry Analysis No. 7 - Pottery

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Report prepared for the Foreign Economic Administration by a member of the staff of the United States Tariff Commission. This study focuses on Pottery as a commodity and investigates its position in Japan's economy for trade. Recommends that "Control of the Japanese pottery industry after the war because of any danger of its direct war potential will not be necessary." [Note: Date field reflects when the original document was written and not the date the IPS reproduced the document for inclusion in evidence]
Date: 
1945CE Mar

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