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Parent Collaboration Between Japan, Germany and Italy - Volume II
Date 25 November 1941
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 2
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
Military Tribunal, concurrently with their receipt in evidence, and are now in the custody of, and under the control and supervision of said General Secretary "16. That I make this affidavit for the purpose of establishing the foregoing facts. /s/ Gerard Schaefer "Subscribed and sworn to before me this 15th day of April 194-6. /s/ John W. Auchincloss Capt., JAGD" (6) Japan proclaimed to the world that the Japanese-German Agreement was not directed toward any particular country. Proof (a) Document 1503, (Exhibit No. ), "Tokyo Gazette," Vol. 6, December 1937, page 15: "ON THE JAPANESE-GERMAN-1TALIAN AGREEMENT AGAINST THE COMMUNIST INTERNATIONAL Bureau of Information, Department of Foreign Affairs * * * “IMPORTANCE OF THE AGREEMENT “The Japanese-German Agreement, as has been enunciated, simply provides for a special type of cooperation between the two countries against the Communist International; as such it is not directed toward any particular country. This true nature of the Pact, howerver, has not been comprehended by all, and has been subjected to many unfair criticisms.” ***