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- History of Japan : Add brief definition or description
- World War Two in the Pacific : The part of World War II (1937-45) fought in Asia and the Pacific Ocean between Japan and the U.S., China, Britain, Australia, and other Allies.
- Kokutai : Word with many associations in Japanese politics, often rendered into English as national polity.
- Prince Chichibu : (1902-1953) Next younger of Emperor Hirohito's four brothers; generally sympathetic to reform movements; Japanese Military Academy graduate who also studied at Oxford University
- Prince Takamatsu : (1905—1987) Younger brother of Emperor Hirohito; Imperial Japanese Navy officer before 1945, specializing in communications and naval aviation; philanthropist and patron of arts after the war
- Prince Mikasa : Youngest brother of Emperor Hirohito of Japan; professional Imperial Japanese Army officer specializing in aviation and communications but involved in palace intrigue; patron and protege of Masanobu Tsuji; only surviving uncle of the reigning Emperor Akihito
- Prince Kanin : (1865-1945) Prince, adopted son of Emperor Komei; Chief of Staff (Imperial Japanese Army), (23 Dec 1931 - 3 Oct 1940), followed by Hajime Sugiyama; key adviser to Emperor Hirohito and close adviser until his death
- Prince Asaka : Japanese Prince, uncle of Hirohito and son of Prince. Kuni Asahiko, and also a member of the Imperial Japanese Army, who was in overall command of the final assault on Nanking in 1937.
- Prince Higashikuni : (1887 – 1990) Extremely influential Japanese aristocrat, usually known as Prince Higashikuni, uncle of and advisor to Emperor Hirohito; field marshal, Imperial Japanese Army; briefly Prime Minister of Japan for the "surrender cabinet"
- Japanese decision for war in 1941 : The specific plans, decisions and preliminary operations (e.g. French Indochina), by the Empire of Japan, to begin large-scale operations of World War Two in the Pacific in December 1941, primarily in 1941 but some in 1940; level of detail below Strike-South Movement
- Surrender of Japan : Those specific discussions and actions undertaken by senior Japanese leaders, in 1945, to consider an end to World War Two in the Pacific, and eventually to carry out the surrender
- Occupation of Japan : Add brief definition or description