HIST 4205 10-23-06 - HIST 4205 10-23-06 Hideki Tojo Admiral...

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HIST 4205 10-23-06 Hideki Tojo Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto Admiral Husband E. Kimmel General Walter C. Short Pearl Harbor Japan wants to turn Pacific into Japanese lake Take offensive starting in 1937 Events in Europe have an effect on Japanese campaign Not coordinating attacks w/ Europe Oil, Rubber, Steel – Japan gets from Dutch East Indies Looking to expand their empire U.S. is only power that could stand in the way 1898 – America owned the Philippines Tensions increase into 1941 Summer 1940 Japan reorganized its gov’t Promoted – Hideki Tojo Appointed secretary of war Professional soldier Leading militarist in Japan Indication that Japan is going to escalate its military campaigns Summer 1940 Trade agreement b/t US and Japan ended Trade is done on a day to day basis Japan relies on US for metals, things they need America froze Japanese assets in US America looks more seriously for defenses in far east Douglas MacArthur in command of far east Stationed in Philippines Summer 1941 FDR warned Japan that aggression had to stop Ultimatum Continue imperialist ambitions
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course HIST 4205 taught by Professor Meyers during the Fall '06 term at Valdosta State University .

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