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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
(3) On 25 November 1941, the signatories to the Anti- Comintern Pact, namely, Japan, Germany. Hungary, Manchukuo, and Spain, by protocol, renewed the Anti-Comintern Pact for an additional period of five years and provided for admission to the Pact of other governments. By declarations of adherence Bulgaria, Denmark, Finland, Croatia, Rumania. Slovakia9 and the puppet Nanking regime under the name of the "National Chinese Government" were admitted to the pact on that same date* Proof (a) Document 4017A, Item 12, (Exhibit No. )t "PROTOCOL FOR THE EXTENSION OF THE PERIOD OF VALIDITY OF THE AGREEMENT AGAINST THE COM-MUNIST INTERNATIONAL. PROTOCOL "The Government of the German Reich, the Royal Italian Government and the Imperial Japanese Government, and further the Royal Hungarian Government, the Imperial Government of Manchukuo and the Spanish Government, in the cognition that the agreements made by them for the defense against the activities of the Communist Interna¬tional have proven most useful, as well as in the con¬viction that the common interests of their countries necessitate their further close cooperation against the common enemy, have decided to extend the period of validity of the said agreement and for this purpose have agreed on the following stipulations! Article 1 "The Pact against the Communist International, which follows from the agreement and the appended protocol of 25 November 1936 as well as the protocol of 6 November 1937