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- Iwao Oyama : Imperial Japanese Army field marshal, commanding in the Russo-Japanese War; Chief of Staff (Imperial Japanese Army), (16 May 1899 - 20 Jun 1904), (20 Dec 1905 - 11 Apr 1906)
- Gonbee Yamamoto : (1852-1933) Imperial Japanese Navy officer, who created the Naval Staff and was Navy Minister during the Russo-Japanese War; twice Prime Minister of Japan
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- Theodore Roosevelt : (1858-1919), Twenty-sixth President of the United States, naturalist, historian, political reformer, and Progressive Era politician.
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- Signals intelligence before the Second World War : Technology and history of signals intelligence primarily from the advent of electromagnetic communications until 1939, but with some coverage of mail intercept, cryptanalysis, etc.
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- Treaty of Portsmouth : 1905 peace treaty that ended the Russo-Japanese War after negotiations led by U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt.
- Isoroku Yamamoto : Admiral, Imperial Japanese Navy, Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet; planned the Battle of Pearl Harbor although opposed to war with the United States; shot down and killed March 1943
- Sadao Araki : Japanese military and political leader associated with the kokutai philosophy and Imperial Way movement, involved in the militarization of politics preceding the Second World War; convicted as a major war criminal but pardoned in 1954
- Pacific War : The broad set of political changes (e.g., Meiji Restoration, development of a military-dominated government) and wars (e.g., First Sino-Japanese War, Russo-Japanese War) that led to World War Two in the Pacific; also the Japanese term for WWII
- Giichi Tanaka : Japanese military officer, statesman, and Prime Minister in 1929; cabinet resigned to protest increasing militarization and the assassination of Chang Tso-Lin
- Kwangtung Leasehold : An area of southern Manchuria, controlled by Japan under a 99-year lease obtained in 1915, which was the base of Japanese strength on the Asian continent before World War Two in the Pacific.
- Aritomo Yamagata : In the Meiji Restoration, architect of the Imperial Japanese Army, military commander and three-time Chief of Staff; Three-time President of the Privy Council; two-time Prime Minister of Japan and genro (elder statesman) of immense influence
- Strike-North Faction : One of two competing Japanese strategies for expansion beyond China and Mongolia, striking into the Soviet Union in search of resources; supporters included the Imperial Way Faction, but Emperor Hirohito and the bulk of the high command chose Strike-South into Southeast Asia
- Kuniaki Koiso : (1880-1950) Imperial Japanese Army general, Prime Minister of Japan between July 1944 and April 1945, and a Major War Criminal sentenced to life imprisonment by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East.
- Taro Katsura : Imperial Japanese Army officer and government official with posts including Prime Minister of Japan; served as Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal as a genro (elder statesman), he became prime minister again but resigned because of the movement to protect constitutional government.
- Makoto Saito : Prime Minister of Japan and Admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy who, while serving as Lord Privy Seal, was assassinated in the February 26, 1936 Incident
- Kichisaburo Nomura : Retired Imperial Japanese Navy admiral, who was the Japanese Ambassador to the U.S. in 1941, generally accepted to be desirous of peace
- Armored warship : A naval vessel with metal armor (naval) to provide passive protection against enemy gunfire; obsolete against modern weapons but dominant from the mid-19th to mid-20th centuries, when aircraft-delivered weapons, and then guided missiles, made quantum leaps in lethality
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- South Manchurian Railway Company : At first a Japanese-owned railroad with a terminus in the Kwangtung Leasehold, eventually a diversified industrial company in Manchuria and China, with influence on Japanese economic policy and providing cover for intelligence and covert operations
- Gentaro Kodama : Imperial Japanese Army general and government official; chief of staff to the commander in the Russo-Japanese-War; Chief of Staff (Imperial Japanese Army), (11 Apr 1906 - 30 Jul 1906)--died suddenly in office
- Yoshimichi Hara : (1867-1944) President of the Privy Council (Japan), 24 June 1940 – 7 August 1944, Strike-North Faction advocate who saw avoiding Pearl Harbor as giving up the gains of the Russo-Japanese-War, Manchurian Incident, and First Sino-Japanese War
- Cordell Hull : (1871-1955) American attorney, political leader and diplomat; longest tenure as U.S. Secretary of State (1933-1944); especially interested in international organizations and received Nobel Peace Prize for contributions there; negotiated to avert World War Two in the Pacific