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Germ warfare against the United States would escalate to war against all humanity.
It is not possible to foretell the reaction of certain elements in the Army and Navy.
It is all very well to be cautious, but if we are too cautious we will miss our opportunity.
The certain way to victory... lies in making everything on Imperial soil contribute to the war effort... combining the total material and spiritual strength of the nation...
I can say with confidence that we will be able to destroy the major part of an invading force.
With luck we will be able to repulse the invaders before they land. At any rate, I can say that we will be able to destroy the major part of an invading force. That is, we will be able to inflict extremely heavy damage on the enemy.
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But even gold is not everything: and only a fanatic, and a rather foolish fanatic, would say that this style of fiction summed up and exhausted all the good that fiction could give and do.
January 4, 1882
January 8, 1949
Yoshijirō Umezu was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. He was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to life imprisonment.
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