Quoted in "Oakland Tribune (Newspaper)" - February 21, 1939, Oakland, California.
Zitate von Itagaki Seishirō
Geburtstag: 21. Januar 1885
Todesdatum: 23. Dezember 1948
Itagaki Seishirō war ein General der Kaiserlich Japanischen Armee und japanischer Heeresminister. Er gilt neben Ishiwara Kanji als der Hauptverantwortliche des so genannten Mukden-Zwischenfalls. Wikipedia
Zitate Itagaki Seishirō
Quoted in "The Fight for the Pacific" - Page 157 - by Mark Gayn - 1941.
„The Chinese courts have tried many Japanese officers for their crimes against the Chinese. These men committed thousands of crimes against Koreans. They killed and persecuted thousands of our people for refusing to help the Japanese war effort. They forced Koreans into the coal mines as slave laborers and let them die of tuberculosis and neglect.“
Quoted in "Korea would Try 2 Japanese Chiefs" from "New York Times" article - November 30, 1948.
To the Sultan of Johore. Quoted in "Key to Japan" - Page 289 - by Willard Price - 1946.
„It is a place rich in natural resources, having everything we need for national defense, a crucial place for the empire's self-reliance. The place is crucial too for our wars with China, Russia, and the U. S.“
About sending troops to China's northeast. March 1931, from speech entitled "Manchuria and Mongolia from the Military Point of View". Quoted in "China in the World Anti-Fascist War" by Peng Xunhou - Page 23 - 2005.
„Now that the Emperor has accepted the Potsdam Declaration, we must lay down our arms. Obeying the Emperor's order, we shall not fight. We must keep peace and order and we shall not make any trouble.“
Quoted in "Red Star Over Malaya" - Page 130 - by Boon Kheng Cheah - History - 2003.
Quoted in "Time" - by Briton Hadden, Henry Robinson Luce - Australia - 1923 - Page 29.
Quoted in "Pacific Affairs: An International Review of Asia and the Pacific" - Page 1 - by University of British Columbia - Pan-Pacific relations.