Pearl Harbor Attack: Hearings Before the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack, Congress of the United States, Seventy-ninth Congress, First Session, Pursuant to S. Con. Res. 27, 79th Congress, a Concurrent Resolution Authorizing an Investigation of the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, and Events and Circumstances Relating Thereto ...

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Page 1732 - ... access, on equal terms, to the trade and to the raw materials of the world which are needed for their economic prosperity...
Page 1728 - SECOND, they desire to see no territorial changes that do not accord with the freely expressed wishes of the peoples concerned; THIRD, they respect the right of all peoples to choose the form of government under which they will live; and they wish to see sovereign rights and self-government restored to those who have been forcibly deprived of them...
Page 1349 - The Japanese Government regrets to have to notify hereby the American Government that in view of the attitude of the American Government it cannot but consider that it is impossible to reach an agreement through further negotiations.
Page 1728 - Charter, by the President of the United States and the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, August 14, 1941 ' Joint declaration of the President of the United States of America and the Prime Minister, Mr. Churchill, representing His Majesty's Government in the United Kingdom, being met together, deem it right to make known certain common principles in the national policies of their respective countries on which they base their hopes for a better future for the world.
Page 1092 - Japanese are presenting at one pm eastern standard time today what amounts to an ultimatum. Also they are under orders to destroy their code machine immediately. Just what significance the hour set may have we do not know but be on the alert accordingly.
Page 1428 - If war eventuates with Japan, it is believed easily possible that hostilities would be initiated by a surprise attack upon the Fleet or the Naval Base at Pearl Harbor.
Page 1430 - Prior to hostile Japanese action you are directed to undertake such reconnaissance and other measures as you deem necessary but these measures should be carried out so as not, repeat not, to alarm civil population or disclose intent.
Page 1282 - Japanese future action unpredictable but hostile action possible at any moment. If hostilities cannot, repeat cannot be avoided the United States desires that Japan commit the first overt act.
Page 1438 - Say very secretly to them that there is extreme danger that war may suddenly break out between the AngloSaxon nations and Japan through some clash of arms and add that the time of the breaking out of this war may come quicker than anyone dreams.
Page 1086 - KAZEAME [sic] ["East wind rain"]. (2) Japan-USSR relations: KITANOKAZE [sic] KUMORI ["North wind cloudy"]. (3) Japan-British relations: NISHI NO KAZE HARE ["West wind clear"]. This signal will be given in the middle and at the end as a weather forecast and each sentence will be repeated twice. When this is heard please destroy all code papers, etc. This is as yet to be a completely secret arrangement. Forward as urgent intelligence.