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This collection brings together key memoranda, hard-to-find official publications, and fascinating private papers to create the most comprehensive body of source documents available about the formative days of the modern Japanese state. Edited by Professor Makoto Iokibe of Kobe University, Japan, a leading authority on the occupation era, the collection assembles nearly 1,000 U.S. documents dealing with occupation-related topics. Many recently declassified documents are included, photographed from the U.S. National Archives, the MacArthur Memorial Archive, the Truman Library, and other sources. Transcripts of meetings between American planners, and between American and Japanese negotiators, memoranda between Secretary of War Henry L. Stimson and President Truman, position papers from key personalities involved in the occupation, interviews, and personal diaries are among the diverse sources included in this collection.

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