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Parent Sawada to Stand Trial News Article
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 1
Folder First Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
Sawada to Stand Trial General Taken to Shanghai for Arraignment in Doolitte’s Case Kyodo-AP Shanghai, February 5 – Lieutenant General Shigeru Sawada, who appointed the court martial that passed the death sentences on three of Lieutenant General James Doolittle’s flyers who were executed in 1942, was brought to Shanghai from Japan today to face a war crimes trial. Sawada, former commander of the Japanese 13th Army, is the highest ranking officer held in the Doolittle case which is expected to reach the arraignment in two weeks.