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File Title Tokyo: Major General Piggott, Ex-Military Attache in Japan
Reference FO 1093/236
Date 26 February 1940 - 30 May 1940
Government Department Foreign Office
File Accession Date 23 May 2013

Description

A short file of correspondence concerning public statements by Major General Piggott, an ex-military attaché to Japan. The letters report a speech given by him in early 1940 claiming that the Japanese would shortly be victorious in the Sino-Japanese War, and a subsequent offer to the BBC to make a broadcast to Japan.

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