Indochina’s raw materials or U.S. oil and scrap iron.
Russian support or Indonesia’s protection.
U.S. raw materials or Saudi oil.
Industrialization or more factories.
Not use force to maintain it.
Mobilize their military to eforce it.
Be concerned about Italy's expansion into Africa.
Fear Germany more than Stalin.
Secure an overland route to Japan.
Gain access to Moscow's art treasures.
Pursue Soviet jews.
Secure land and Slavic slaves to strengthen the Reich.
Japan’s culture would be ruined.
Japanese losses would be heavy.
The Japanese would use the atomic bomb.
Americans would suffer heavy losses.
The return of Poland.
League of Nations mandates.
An apology in writing.
Help from the Allies.
“Asia for the Asiatics.”
“Colonialism is God’s will.”
“Rice for every worker.”
“Slavery is freedom.”
Issuing work permits.
Issuing exit visas.
Germany surrender unconditionally.
Germany rebuild its military.
Russia give up communism.
Russia occupy all former German territories in Eastern Europe.
Europe being divided into North and South.
Warfare between the West and Russia.
The League of Nations.
Germany being divided along a north-south line into East and West.
Invaded the Sudetenland in Czechoslovakia.
Declared "Anschluss" with Austria.
Invaded the Soviet Union.
Form the United Nations.
Allow the USSR to run Germany as a mandate.
Use the atomic bomb against Germany.
An attack on a Japanese railway by Japanese soldiers disguised as Chinese.
The accidental sinking of the Mongolian merchant ship Mukden by a Chinese warship.
The murder of a Japanese soldier in Mukden.
A labor strike by Chinese workers in a Japanese factory in Mukden.
The German army vastly outnumbered the Swiss army, and yet could not take the city.
The entire German Sixth Army, considered the best of the German troops, was lost.
The Soviet army then used the captured tanks and other weapons to push Germany completely out of the Soviet Union.
It was the first major defeat suffered by the German army, proving they were not invincible.