Japan Center for Asian Historical Record

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Japanese

Title
ItemOriginal Script Signed by the Emperor, 1945, Imperial Edict, August 14/ Imperial edict terminating Greater East Asia War
Hierarchy
Reference Code
A04017702300
Call Number of holding
御28610100(National Archives of Japan (NAJ))
Language
Japanese
Creator
Cabinet
Total of Images
4
Organization
Cabinet
Summary
終戦の詔書 朕深ク世界ノ大勢ト帝国ノ現状トニ鑑ミ非常ノ措置ヲ以テ時局ヲ収拾セムト欲シ茲ニ忠良ナル爾臣民ニ告ク 朕ハ帝国政府ヲシテ米英支蘇四国ニ対シ其ノ共同宣言ヲ受諾スル旨通告セシメタリ 抑々帝国臣民ノ康寧ヲ図リ万邦共栄ノ楽ヲ偕ニスルハ皇祖皇宗ノ遺範ニシテ朕ノ挙々措カサル所曩ニ米英二国ニ宣戦セル所以モ亦実ニ帝国ノ自存ト東亜ノ安定トヲ庶幾スルニ出テ他国ノ主権ヲ排シ領土ヲ侵スカ如キハ固ヨリ朕カ志ニアラス然ルニ交戦巳ニ四歳ヲ閲シ朕カ陸海将兵ノ勇戦朕カ百僚有司ノ励精朕カ一億衆庶ノ奉公各々最善ヲ尽セルニ拘ラス戦局必スシモ好転セス世界ノ大勢亦我ニ利アラス加之敵ハ新ニ残虐ナル爆弾ヲ使用シテ頻ニ無辜ヲ殺傷シ惨害ノ及フ所
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"JACAR (Japan Center for Asian Historical Records) Ref.A04017702300, Original Script Signed by the Emperor, 1945, Imperial Edict, August 14/ Imperial edict terminating Greater East Asia War (National Archives of Japan (NAJ))"