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Parent Collaboration Between Japan, Germany and Italy Volume III
Date 23 February 1940
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 3
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
If it got all this it would be self-sufficientan^Lvejcy. strong f OSHIMA.* s statements were very unprecise and uncertain. They only put forth his personal opinion. The Reichs Foreign Minister acknowledged these state¬ments without commenting on them. He did also not make any proposals on his part, but let it be understood in his further statements that Germany was quite ready and willing to collaborate with Japan against England. "OSHIMA did not mention the forming of a new Chinese central government. Berlin 25 September 1939 "Herewith presented to the State Secretary according to instructions. _ /signed/ KNOLL "Copies received: U. St. S. Dg. Pol." (b) Document 4034C, (Exhibit No. )i "Memorandum "During the trip to the East Front, Count TERAUCHI kept a very reserved attitude towards political con¬versations. But one remark was noteworthy: On the evening of 23 September, Lieutenant General Count BROCKDORFF and I talked with TERAUCHI about his experiences