Interrogation of OSHIMA, Hiroshi, 11 Feb 1946, pages 63 and 64. Q. Tell us the circumstances under which you first discussed the matter with SHIRATORI. A. I first met SHIRATORI at San Remo, Italy in January 1939. We had arranged to meet at some pleasant spot in order to talk over the progress in the negotiations for the Tripartite Pact. * * * Q. General, this meeting with SHIRATORI in Italy took place very soon after you return from Italy to Berlin, that is correct, is it not? A. It was not much over two or three weeks.