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Takeuchi Tatsuji

Takeuchi Tatsuji

Japanese political scientist, member of the Research Commission on the Philippines; he translated and published a third of the entries that he kept from December 1942 to October 1943 while on the Commission's business in the Philippines.

December 10 (Thursday), 1942

Accompanying Royama, called on Hon. Murata Shōzō, chief civil adviser to the Japanese Military Administration. Akiyama Ryu joined us at luncheon at Murata’s residence. In

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December 13, 1942 (Sunday)

Rōyama and I took noon luncheon with Miki Kiyoshi and listened to his observations on the Philippine situation. Summary of Miki’s observations on the Philippines:

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December 16, 1942 (Wednesday)

Conference with Rōyama: Difficult to find evidence that serious thought is being given in any quarter to future Philippine administration. Just how many of those

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December 23, 1942

Conference with Rōyama: Comparative study of the conditions and tasks faced by USA and Japan at the beginning of their respective administrations of the Philippine

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December 26 (Saturday), 1942

Rōvama, Sugimura, Suekawa, Ōshima, five deputy members, and Secretary Akiyama gathered at the residence of Mr. Murata. Rōyama made a brief report on progress in

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January 1, 1943 (Friday)

At noon, Chairman Vargas and other members of the Philippine Executive Commission came over to the official residence of General Tanaka Seiichi, O. C., to

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January 19, 1943

Professor H. Otley Beyer, a famous American anthropologist at the University of the Philippines, was released three hours after capture and was given a research

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May 24, 1943 (Monday)

Rōyama moved into the Elena Apartments, Room 33. I helped him move. So we are now in the same apartment building. In the afternoon, had

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