The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Parent Doc. No. 1657 - Analysis of Documentary Evidence
Date 21 May 1946
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 24
Folder Selected Analysis Document Evidence - No Order
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
International Prosecution Section Doc. No. 1657 21 May 1946 Analysis of Documentary Evidence Description of Attached Document. Title and Nature: Log of Radio News Broadcasts Given on December 8 (Japanese time), Japan Broadcasting System (200 pp). Date: 3 Dec 41 Original ( ) Copy (x) Language: Japanese Has it been translated? Yes ( ) No (x) Has it been photostated? Yes ( ) No (x) Location of Original (also Witness if applicable) as of: Source of Original: Radio Tokyo through Mr. Normile. Persons Implicated: YOKOYAMA, Shigeto (Info. Bureau Chief) Crimes to which document applicable: Attack on Pearl Harbor Summary of Relevant Points (with page references): First broadcasts at 6:00 a. m. Mention only propaganda by Britain against Japanese intention, which broadcast calls “without basis in fact.” State 5000 Australian troops ready to invade Thailand. Say rumors of Japanese using up money in Thailand in last splurge is false. News of Declaration of War first given at 7:07, 7:18 and 7:38, Japanese time, according to log. Names of Information Bureau Chief and Assistants given. /A.N. This document may be used as corroboration of the broadcast of Doc. #1633./ Analyst: W. H. Wagner Doc. No. 1657