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Parent Exhibit No. 3886, R. 38722
Date 23 January 1948
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 6
Folder General Reports and Memoranda from January 1948
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
INTERNATIONAL MILITARY TRIBUNAL FOR THE FAR EAST UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al -vs- ARAKI, Sadao et al SWORN DEPOSITION Deponent: KAYABEt Torashiro Having first duly sworn an oath as on attached sheet and in accordance with the procedure followed in my country I hereby depose as follows. KAWABE, Torashiro, state under oath as follows: 1.My present address is Jindai-mura, Kitatama-gun, Tokyo. I was stationed in Berlin from 1 December 1938 until February 1940 as Military Attache of the Japanese Embassy. My rank at that time was Major-General. Mr. OSHIMA was Ambassador from October 1938 until October 1939. 2.As in Japan the telegraphic codes of the War Ministry, the Navy Ministry and the Foreign Office were completely different <insert>from</insert> each other, it was technically impossible for the General Staff to send directly telegrams to the Japanese Ambassadors in foreign countries. Therefore, if -1-