The increasing US embargo has been one of the reasons for Japan to accelerate its invasion into Southeast Asia and South Pacific countries. After conquering most of China and successfully pulling troops into Indochina (9.1940), along with the Nazis to attack the Soviet Union (June 22, 1941), Japan created opportunities for South and Southeast Asia. Welcome to my woman cave the sewing room poster. Asia – Pacific is a colony and the area of influence of England, the Netherlands and the United States. Following this intention, Japan decided to launch a swift attack on Pearl Harbor base, where the US Pacific Fleet was mainly concentrated in order to gain the initiative to control the sea and create conditions to open operations. conquered the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.