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  Kichisaburo Nomura - Encyclopedia.com
Nomura has been ANA's president and CEO since 1997 and Ohashi was senior executive VP-sales and marketing.
Kichisaburo Nomura, President and Chief Executive Officer of ANA said, Many of the reforms we will undertake are going to be challenging...
ANA President and Chief Executive Officer, Kichisaburo Nomura, explained, The potential for a protracted economic recession coupled with the revision of Japanese accounting...
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 WW2DB: Kichisaburo Nomura
Kichisaburo Nomura was a graduate of the Naval Academy.
On 7 Dec 1941, he was one of the two diplomats (along with Special Envoy Saburo Kurusu) bringing the declaration of war to Washington DC at what was supposed to be thirty minutes before the Pearl Harbor strike, but decryption difficulties delayed the message from being delivered on time.
The interrogator commented that Nomura was "an extremely capable individual, versed in history and foreign affairs, and apparently completely frank in discussing the past and current troubles in Japan." Nomura denied he had any knowledge of the attack on Pearl Harbor before the date of the attack.
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Ambassador Nomura did not succeed in his efforts to show that the bone of contention was wholly economic, that Japan had no purely military or political ambitions despite her ties with the Axis.
Ambassador Nomura, when congratulating the new cabinet on October 18, complained that he had accomplished nothing hitherto, that he was unaware of Japanese policies, and that coordination between the Japanese Foreign Office and the Navy Department did not exist.
Ambassador Nomura repeated a suggestion he had made the day before, that the United States should rescind the freezing measures after the Japanese evacuated southern French Indo-China since it was the occupation of this area which provoked the United States to apply the freeze.
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Ambassador Nomura concluded his report of this meeting to Tokyo with the comment: "In general, it may be said that the Secretary of State is an exceedingly cautious person.
Ambassador Nomura's conference with Secretary Hull on September 1 (Washington time) was concerned largely with discussion of the effect upon the conversations of the positions taken by the press in Japan and the United States.
Ambassador Nomura's) Government to clarify its position on the question of abandoning a policy of force and conquest and on three fundamental questions concerning which difficulties had been encountered in our discussion of the Japanese proposal of May twelfth and the discussion of which we had not pursued after the Japanese went into Indochina (ex.
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 AllRefer.com - Kichisaburo Nomura (Japanese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
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Kichisaburo Nomura[kEchEsAboorO´ nO´moo´´rA] Pronunciation Key, 1877–1964, Japanese admiral and diplomat.
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 The Route South: The Japanese Occupation of Southern Indo-China, and the American Embargo
The next day, Ambassador Nomura Kichisaburo cabled from Washington: he warned that if the cabinet planned to use force against the Southern Regions at this time, there would be little hope for restoring relations with America.
Roosevelt spoke in plain terms to Nomura, whom he liked and respected: the United States, Roosevelt said, had abstained from imposing an oil embargo in the past years because it didn't desire to give the Japanese a pre-text for the occupation of the oil-rich Dutch East Indies.
This Nomura submitted to his government later that same day; noting that he sensed that economic embargoes were likely in the near future, lest the Japanese comply with Roosevelt's suggestion.
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 Hull note   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At the same time, they made a last effort to arrive at a diplomatic solution of their differences with the United States (see entry for Hirohito).
Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura presented two proposals to the American government.
On November 20, Nomura presented proposal B, which proposed that Japan stop further military action in return for 1 million gallons of aviation fuel from the United States.
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 1941, Jan. 31. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
President Roosevelt warned the Japanese ambassador, Adm. Kichisaburo Nomura, that any further policy of military domination in Asia by the Japanese would force the U.S. “to take immediately any and all steps necessary” to safeguard legitimate American rights and interests.
At Washington Nomura and a special Japanese envoy, Saburo Kurusu, proposed that the U.S. and Japan reopen trade relations and cooperate in securing the commodities of the Netherlands East Indies.
Secretary Hull proposed as a basis of agreement that the Japanese withdraw their forces from China and Indochina, recognize the territorial integrity of these countries, and accept the Chinese Nationalist government.
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 Investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack -- Report of the Joint Committee on the Investigation of the Pearl Harbor ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
On behalf of his Government, Ambassador Nomura reasserted the sincerity of its desire to bring about an adjustment of Japanese- American diplomatic relations.
"I made to him (Admiral Nomura) a statement covering the position of this Government with respect to the taking by Japan of further steps in the direction of military domination by force along the lines of the proposed statement such as you and I had discussed.
Minister cabled Ambassador Nomura requesting him to call the attention of the United States authorities to the fact that if it should become known in Japan that the United States was shipping iron, airplanes, and other materials to Russia by way of Japanese coastal waters, this might have an adverse effect upon Japanese-American relations (ex.
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 Kichisaburo Nomura — Jeff Nonhof : ZoomInfo Business People Information
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Ambassador Nomura Kichisaburo arrived in the US in Feb. 1941 with a difficult task: to pursuade American leaders to soften their stance against Japanese implementation of a Co-Prosperity Sphere and to pressure the US government to withdraw its support from Chiang Kai-Shek, leader of the Chinese Nation- alists.
Nomura achieved scarcely any progress when in July the Japanese Army moved into French Indo-China to procure air and naval bases there.
This action made Nomura's difficult task even harder, as the US government first froze all Japanese assets in the US, then placed a embargo on all oil and steel shipments to Japan.
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HIROKI NOMURA is stunningly beautiful in her traditional attire as she walks across the room toward her father.
She is the mixed blood daughter of Nomura and his American born wife.
Among the officers is Nomura in the uniform of an admiral and Asahi in a commanders uniform.
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 Pearl Harbor: The Day of Infamy, 7 December 1941
But due to difficulties in sending the message, the Japanese ambassador, Kichisaburo Nomura, did not receive all 14 parts and decided to postpone his meeting with the US Secretary of State, Cordell Hull until 1400 hours.
In the event, Nomura saw Hull at 1420 after the Japanese Navy had already attacked Pearl Harbor.
Nomura had a deadline for diplomatic success, which also became the deadline for the commencement of a Pacific offensive should Japan have to resort to its contingency plans if the negotiations collapsed.
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Admiral Nomura informed his superiors that he had learned Americans were reading his message traffic.
Which action was more important and which would provide the greatest gain had to be worked out.
Tokyo sends Saburo Kurusu, an experienced diplomat to washington as a special envoy to assist Ambassador Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura, who continued to seek a diplomatic solution.
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All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd. (ANA) has announced an agreement reached today at a meeting of its Board of Directors in Tokyo to name Kichisaburo Nomura as chairman and Yoji Ohashi president and CEO, effective April 1.
Nomura, who joined ANA in 1959 after graduation from Waseda University in Tokyo, has been ANA president and CEO since 1997.
Nomura's nearly four years as president, ANA undertook many initiatives designed to make the company more competitive by reducing costs and expanding into new markets.
www.ana.co.jp /wws/us/e/about_ana/corp_info/news/2001/010221.html   (182 words)

 The Presidential Timeline of the Twentieth Century
Memorandum for the President from Secretary of State Cordell Hull to President Roosevelt concerning issues to be discussed with Japan’s ambassador and special envoy.
As American-Japanese relations neared collapse, Tokyo dispatched a special envoy to the United States, Saburo Kurusu, to assist its Ambassador in Washington, Kichisaburo Nomura, in presenting one final peace proposal to the United States government.
On November 26, 1941, Hull presented to Kurusu and Nomura a restatement of the U.S. position that in the interests of peace Japan should withdraw from China and abandon its Southeast Asian expansion.
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 Battle Order Number One: Nov. 28, 1941
November 16: Tokyo cables Japanese ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura in Washington: "Fate of the Empire hangs by a sheer thread...
November 20: Nomura presents an "absolutely final" Japanese proposal, promising to suspend military activity in China in return for one million gallons of aviation fuel.
November 22: Magic intercepts a notice from Tokyo to Nomura, that he has until November 29 to reach an understanding with the United States.
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 A Guest of Kichisaburo Nomura aboard HIMJS ASAMA
It was that kind of work ethic that earned the Canadian team its reputation as a bunch of "international hooligans." That's right in, '72 *we* were the assholes.
The instruction to Nomura to deliver the message precisely at 1 P.M. was a tip-off to intelligence officer Colonel Rufus S. Bratton that the Japanese were planning something for that hour but what, and where?
On Sunday morning he sought out Army Chief of Staff Marshall, only to learn that the general was out horseback riding and would not be at his office until 11:30.
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 Witness to History: Pearl Harbor - Enoch Pratt Free Library - Baltimore, Maryland
Japanese Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura requested a meeting with Secretary of State Hull while the attack was underway.
Hull reported: "Nomura's last meeting with me was in keeping with the ineptitude that had marked his handling of the discussions from the beginning.
His Government's intention, in instructing him to ask for the meeting, at one o'clock, had been to give us their note a few minutes in advance of the attack at Pearl Harbor.
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 The Casper Star-Tribune: Printable Version
The couple married in 1931, and the Terasakis were assigned to the Japanese Consulate in Shanghai.
Miller grew up in this Chinese environment until 1941 when Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura was appointed ambassador to Washington.
According to her book, and quoted favorably by some historians, Nomura and Ambassador Saburo Kurusu were increasingly frustrated by the Japanese military's tightening grip on the country.
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Admiral Nomura Kichisaburo, for example - Admiral Kato Tomosaburo's chief deputy at the Washington Conference - served as Ambassador to Washington in 1941 and tried to avoid the outbreak of the war.
Burke's extraordinary goodwill toward the JMSDF cannot be understood without appreciating the friendship that developed between himself and Admiral Nomura.
In the foreword to the JMSDF's official history, Burke wrote that some of his most gratifying experiences were the discussions on the creation of the new Japanese navy with men for whom he had come to have the highest esteem and respect.
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 Amazon.com: NOMURA   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Eighteen Words That Bagged Japan-Part "1"
I happened to be in San Francisco with my ship, the Salt Lake City, when I learned that Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura was passing through the city on his way to Washington for his assignment as Japanese ambassador.
I was invited to a luncheon which Admiral Hepburn have in Nomura's honor, and it was there that I arranged for a confidential talk with him.
Admiral Nomura was amazingly frank, and when I complemented him on his frankness, he indicated that I was one of the two persons in the United States to whom he could open up his heart.
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 Japan Center for Asian Historical Records | list of past exhibitions
In an effort to break the deadlock between the US and Japan following the signing of the Tripartite Pact, Bishop James Walsh and Father James Drought visited Japan to make an appeal for peace to Foreign Minister Matsuoka and other Government / Army leaders.
This resulted in the "Draft Understanding" which was to be presented by Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura to Secretary of State Cordell Hull on 16 April 1941.
Nomura's appointment early that year as Ambassador to the US marked a new phase in US-Japan relations.
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 Leading Up to War
Admiral Nomura informed his superiors that he had learned Americans were reading his message traffic.
Details such as which action was more important and which would provide the greatest gain had to be worked out.
Tokyo sends Saburo Kurusu, an experienced diplomat to Washington as a special envoy to assist Ambassador Admiral Kichisaburo Nomura, who continued to seek a diplomatic solution.
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 AmericanHeritage.com /
If so, that fog was cleared by a most unusual initiative by Ambassador Nomura, who one day in November sent a young naval officer to contact Capt. William R. Smedburg III, an aide to Admiral Stark, to arrange a secret meeting with our chief of naval operations (CNO).
Stark told Smedburg that Nomura had said that “the Japanese Army, which headed the Japanese war party, didn’t understand the power and potential of the United States.
On November 29, 1941, the Japanese Foreign Ministry sent out a message informing Admiral Nomura, its ambassador in Washington, that in case diplomatic relations were about to be terminated—and if communications were cut off—a message would be added to the standard daily Japanese-language shortwave radio broadcast.
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 UQ graduate uncovers new facts about Pearl Harbor - UQ News Online - The University of Queensland
He has argued that prior to the Japanese attack on the American naval base at Pearl Harbor, Japan's ambassador to the US, Admiral Nomura Kichisaburo offered his colleagues in Tokyo an “accurate, penetrating, forceful and even courageous assessment of the likely outcome of Japan's aggressive path”.
Unlike previous historical studies Dr Mauch's thesis argued Nomura's position mattered enormously because his interpretation of events differed markedly from most of his colleagues in Tokyo.
American acquiescence in Japan's aspirations could only be guaranteed by the use or threat of force, yet the force Japan could muster was merely a fraction of that which the US possessed,” he said.
www.uq.edu.au /news/?article=5121   (627 words)

 NPR : A Pearl Harbor Timeline
May: Japanese Adm. Nomura informs his superiors that he has learned Americans were reading his message traffic.
November: Tokyo sends an experienced diplomat to Washington as a special envoy to assist Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura, who continues to seek a diplomatic solution.
Japan wants the U.S. to agree to its southern expansion in Asia diplomatically but if those efforts were unsuccessful, Japan was prepared to go to war.
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 Opening Moves: Marines Gear Up For War (Pacific Theater)
Throughout 1941, the U.S. and Japan sparred on the diplomatic front, with the thrust of American effort aimed at halting Japanese advances on the Asian mainland.
In March, the government of Premier Prince Konoye in Japan sent a new representative to Washington, Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura, whose task was to negotiate a settlement of differences between the two nations.
He was confronted with a statement of the basic American bargaining position that was wholly in compatible with the surging nationalism of the Japanese militarists who were emboldened by their successes in China.
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