Korekiyo Takahashi and Mineo Osumi

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Nippu Jiji Photograph Archive, "Japanese" Collection

Caption on reverse [translation]: "Navy Minister Osumi meets with Minister of Finance. Emphasis on establishment of national defense policy. Minister Osumi visited Takahashi, Minister of Finance, at the Ministry of Finance at 2:30 p.m. on the 12th. Minister Osumi explained the plan for a secondary supply and the improvement of weapons. Additionally, he explained in detail the need to establish a national defense policy and talked about the national defense policies of other great powers. He emphasized the completion of a national defense over the general living standard in Japan because of the emergency situation of Japan. The navy and army should prioritize the completion of a national defense. They mainly discussed the problems of national defense and the financial problems, but they also discussed other problems. The photograph shows 1, the Minister of Finance after the meeting."



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