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Parent Transferring materials concerning The Tripartite Pact and The Anti-Comintern Pact
Date 19 September 1947
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 5
Folder General Memoranda and Reports from September 1947
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
carried out in the U.S.A. by president Truman for the same purpose. Therefore the conclusion of the defense is that there are no grounds for the charges against the accused. I refer to record pages 23759-61, 20476-79. I do not want to repeat the discussion which took place in connection with this issue. It is important to point out that the accused through their defense counsel, are ready to use any method to avoid responsibility. It shows that even now the accused are defending their views, which brought them into the dock. The accused do not hesitate to profit by political issues of to-day and to use names of persons of importance, hardly having their permission to do this. It is also important to point out that the Tribunal rejected these contentions of the defense and admitted no documents pertaining to this issue. Therefore we have the right to consider these contentions invalid. Unfounded suspicions of Germany that Japan was going to deviate from the anti-comin