send in traders business etc and covertly send in soldiers 1937 prepared to

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send in traders, business, etc and covertly send in soldiers 1937- prepared to declare war on china, so they do 1941- launch invasion and takeover of all other south east Asian countries o get into south east asia mostly without a fight Greater east asia co-prosperity sphere—propaganda to convince asia that japan was the good guys They were all colonized and controlled by Europe Burma, Vietnam, Indonesia—yay sounds great, japan is asain, help us kick out French, brit, and german Japan was not trying to liberate these places. They just wanted to displace Europeans and toke over In 1941 they had their first hiccup o Attack US—bombing of pearl harbor o Not an attempt to take over Hawaii, it was marking the fence o Forced them to declare war on japan Conclusion in 1945—Hiroshima and Nagasaki go BOOM Had not been for their loss against US, we don’t know how far this would have gone o At hiegh tin 40s, japan control most of china, all of east and southeast asia, and the pacific, and there were designs to take over Australia an india Why did they do all this?? o They had no resources o In order to be a power you need energy, coal, oil, steel, aluminum, mahnesium, etc to keep going o So they decided to just go take it o They took from their weak ass Asian neighbors o Imperial streak creates extreme Asian animosity between Asian countries and japan and really bad blood
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