Released December 1, 1943
The several military missions have agreed upon future
military operations against Japan. The Three Great Allies expressed their resolve to bring
unrelenting pressure against their brutal enemies by sea, land, and air. This pressure is
The Three Great Allies are fighting this war to restrain
and punish the aggression of Japan. They covet no gain for themselves and have no thought
of territorial expansion.
It is their purpose that Japan shall be
stripped of all the islands in the Pacific which she has seized or occupied since the
beginning of the First World War in 1914, and that all the territories Japan has stolen
from the Chinese, such as Manchuria, Formosa, and the Pescadores, shall be restored to the
Republic of China.
Japan will also be expelled from all other territories
which she has taken by violence and greed. The aforesaid three great powers, mindful of
the enslavement of the people of Korea, are determined that in due course Korea shall
become free and independent.
With these objects in view the three Allies, in harmony
with those of the United Nations at war with Japan, will continue to persevere in the
serious and prolonged operations necessary to procure the unconditional surrender of
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