World Battlefronts, THE ENEMY: Price of Peace

Berlin's radio solemnly reported Japan's "peace terms" to the U.S., as printed in the Japanese periodical Meiho. Sample conditions:

¶ Confiscation of the entire U.S. Navy.

¶ All expenses involved to be paid by the U.S.

¶ All large merchant ships to be placed at Japan's disposal.

¶ All naval installations, naval stations, dockyards, arsenals, colleges and other centers of naval education to be destroyed.

"In case of the scuttling of a single ship," Meiho ruled, "ten times its value should be paid to the Japanese Government."


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