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Munehiro Miwa Last modified date:2018.08.27

Professor / Business and Economics Section / Manuscript Library

1. Miwa Munehiro, A full embargo and the decision making of waging war: two views prevailed from first to last. .
2. The Japanese navy had known the weakness of oil supply, too much being dependant on the U.S. Japan had a plan to produce synthetic oil from coal in 1937, but in vain. After the U.S. put an oil embargo on Japan, Japan was forced to occupy Dutch East Indies in order to get oil by sending
forces. Japanese naval researchers and chemists had believed that German had succeeded in Bergius coal Hydrogenation to secure aviation gasoline. Japanese navy underestimated the coal tar hydrogenation to produce high octane gasoline by the DHD process and alkylation process which German
synthetic oil plant had adopted.I would like to compare Japanese petroleum technology and German synthetic technology , depending on the PB collections in Library of Congress.
3. Japanese Navy and the Coal Direct Hydrogenation.
4. Development of Aviation Gasoline Production in Pre-war Japan.
5. Japanese Technological Innovations _ Compiling Experience and Forming a Knowledge Base

Development of Aviation Gasoline Production In War-time Japan, [URL].
6. Development of Aviation Gasoline Production In War-time Japan, [URL].
7. RG131 materials on Japanese Merchant Company and The U.S. Investigation on Petroleum Industry and Machine Industry.
8. Modus Vivendi And Hull's Ten Point Note.
9. The Wartime Navy and Oil Supply in the Pacific War.