Tag Archives: Japanese

26.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. General impression in world press that Gt. Britain has climbed down in Tokyo agreement. Daily Telegraph [a] 2. Another demonstration flight of 240 aeroplanes over France. Joint French-British aeroplane production now claimed to equal German. Daily … Continue reading

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25.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. Brit-Japanese agreement very vaguely worded but amounts to climbing down on Britain’s part as in effect it amounts to a promise not to help Chinese. Chamberlain denies any alteration in British policy. Daily Telegraph [a] 2. … Continue reading

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24.7.39.

Foreign & General 1. The conversation with Wohltat was held by R.S. Hudson (Overseas Trade) who reported to the P.M. following day. Obviously the affair has been allowed to leak out intentionally. Italian press reported as suggesting that this (tie-up … Continue reading

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ON BOARD ss. YASUKUNIMARU (NYK)[1] CROSSING BAY OF BISCAY, 28.3.39

Yasukuni is 11, 950 tons. Do not yet know, but from the vibrations[2] judge that she is a motor-ship. Apart from the bridge, only 3 decks above water-level. Cabins and other appointments pretty good, but certain difficulties in that entire[3] … Continue reading

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