December 6, 1941
The (----) [a] day (X Day) decided by the ---- [b] liaison conference on the 6th (?) [c] is the 8th and the day on which the notice is to be given is the 7th (?) (Sunday). As soon as you have received this message, please reply to that effect.
Army 25881 Trans. 12/8/41 NR)
[a] "Proclamation" or "declaration."
[b] "Ambassadorial" or "China."
[c] This word is garbled and could be either the word "6th" or the word "November."
(EXHIBITS OF JOINT COMMITTEE , EXHIBIT NO. 1 INTERCEPTED DIPLOMATIC MESSAGES SENT BY THE JAPANESE GOVERNMENT BETWEEN JULY l AND DECEMBER 8, 1941)