Hideki Tojo – I would point out that…

I would point out that Japan’s proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle…


“I would point out that Japan’s proposal at the Versailles Peace Conference on the principle of racial equality was rejected by delegates such as those from Britain and the United States.”
-Hideki Tojo

Hideki Tojo – However, even during the preparations…

However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner…


“However, even during the preparations for action, we laid our plans in such a manner that should there be progress through diplomatic negotiation, we would be well prepared to cancel operations at the latest moment that communication technology would have permitted.”
-Hideki Tojo

Hideki Tojo – Thus, it was to seek…

Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of…


“Thus, it was to seek true civilization and true justice for all the peoples of the world, and to view this as the destruction of personal freedom and respect is to be assailed by the hatred and emotion of war, and to make hasty judgments.”
-Hideki Tojo