December 2, 1941
Circular #2450 (5 parts complete.)
Re my Circular #2409 [a].
We have drawn up the following table for the particular needs of your localities to supplement for the already given list.
Code Word Meaning
KIKUTI Shipments on the road whereby CHIANG
receives assistance (the Burma road ?) are now
KAGEYAMA Shipments along the road whereby
CHIANG receives assistance (the Burma
road?) have now virtually stopped.
(DE?)GUTI ... (blank) ... (blank) has been
forced backward at . . . (blank) . . .
AYAOKA The Burmese Independence movement is
gradually gaining momentum. The officers
are endeavoring to quell this with every
resource, however, the movement is gradually
growing more fierce.
ITAGISI On the . . . the Burma . . . (blank) . . . was
attacked by the Independents wing with
pistols (or dynamite).
FUKUNISI On the . . . th in the . . . (blank) . . . area
rioting broke out.
MIYAMOTO I will continue the action I described to you
until advised by you to do otherwise, then I
will end it immediately.
KITAMURA Recently . . . (blank) . . . American military
planes arrived at . . . (blank) . . .
MUTO . . . (blank) . . . and pilots numbering. . .
(blank) . . . arrived at . . . (blank) . . .
NAGAOKA . . . (blank) . . . divisions of . . . (blank)
. . . troops arrived at . . . (blank) . . . and
left for . . . (blank) . . . on the . . . th.
INABA . . . (blank) . . . divisions of . . . (blank)
. . . troops are reportedly concentrated on the
. . . (blank) . . . border.
YASIROEN The Independents movement at . . . (blank)
. . . and negotiations thwarting England are
now progressing smoothly.
TUMURA At present there is a total of . . . (blank)
. . . enemy merchant men docked at . . .
HINO Merchant ships now docked at . . . (blank)
. . . are as follows: American . . . (blank)
. . .; British . . . (blank) . . .; Netherlands
. . . (blank) . . .
NAGAI . . . . . an merchant ships left for . . .
(blank) . . . loaded with arms.
HIGUTI Our means of communication with Burma
and the South Seas is disrupted and we can-
SEGAWA Our resident Nationals have been camped.
YASUI It is reported that riots are breaking out.
NARUSE Progressing with preparations to bomb oil
KUBOTA Oil fields bombed.
NIBA The residents of _ _ _ _ _ area re pre-
paring to flee.
MOORI Orders issued to residents of . . . (blank)
. . . area to flee.
SEKYA Morale wavering.
OCHIAI Japanese Nitta Natives.
NISIYAMA _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
NOSE Specialists' Commission.
KURODA High tide (?)
HIRAI Some officers and private citizens _ _ _ _ _ _.
ENDOO The Yamashita Agency.
ATUKAI The Nakamura Company.
INOUYE _ _ _ _ _ _ _
FUKA _ _ _ British India.
IKAWA _ _ _ _ _ _ _
HUJIMURA Hainan Island.
IIJIMA The Spratleys.
KAMIYA Chien mad* _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Singora.
NINOMIYA _ _ _ _ _ _ _
HOSOKAWA _ _ _ _ _ _ _
NUMATA _ _ _ _ _ _ _
NOZAKI _ _ _ _ _ _ _
SONE _ _ _ _ _ _ _
DOBASI Pankan Susu*.
MAKINO Pa _ _ _ _ _ _ _ Pan.
TAKANO Sanga Sanga*.
IKEDA New Guinea.
MIZOCUTI The Perurisu* region.
NUKADA The Geta* region.
SAWAKAWA The Kota Bharu Region.
Army 25943 Trans. 12/9/41 (NR)
[a] See S.I.S. #25609 in which Tokyo sends out a circular containing
hidden-meaning words to be used as an emergency system for dispatches.
[b] Kana spelling.
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 1 INTERCEPTED DIPLOMATIC MESSAGES SENT BY THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT BETWEEN JULY l AND DECEMBER 8, 1941)