Propaganda in Imperial Japan, in the period just before and during World War II, was designed to assist the regime in governing during that time.Many of its elements were continuous with pre-war themes of Shōwa statism, including the principles of kokutai, hakkō ichiu, and bushido.
The United Kingdom declared war on Japan nine hours before the U.S. did, partially due to Japanese attacks on the British colonies of Malaya, Singapore, and Hong Kong; and partially due to Winston Churchill's promise to declare war "within the hour" of a Japanese attack on the United States. Vote and Presidential signature
World War II: Maps The Holocaust took place in the broader context of World War II. Still reeling from Germany's defeat in World War I, Hitler's government envisioned a vast, new empire of "living space" in eastern Europe. The realization of German dominance in Europe, its leaders calculated, would require war. 1939