What Shall Be Done About Japan After Victory?
By Kenneth Colegrove,
Professor of Political Science, Northwestern University
Rewritten by Richard Hart,
Assistant Librarian at Enoch Pratt Free Library, Baltimore
Why did Japan choose war?
It's our problem now
What were the causes of aggression?
Japan's "divine mission"
Why are the Japanese easily led?
Military fascism raises its ugly head
Tradition and the constitution
The army moves in
The first blow
The chance of a century
Did Japan have to go to war for economic reasons?
Lebensraum and "co-prosperity"
Could the United States have avoided a showdown?
What should we do when Japan has been defeated?
How can we keep the Japanese from future aggression?
Must Japan be disarmed and occupied?
How long should occupation last?
Are the details all decided?
Will collective security answer the need?
What will happen to the Empire?
Should Japan pay damages?
Justice to Japan's victims.
Can Japan pay damages?
Can we find a punishment. that fits the crimes?
Shall we destroy Japanese trade and industry?
Economic recovery in East Asia.
Is one kind o f industry harmless?
What sort of government for postwar Japan?
How about Hirohito?
What can we do about it?
Can Japan get in step with a peaceable world?
Portfolio of Images:
I. Prewar Face
II. School for War.
III. Rape of China.
IV. Inside Japan.
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