|Parent||Collaboration Between Japan, Germany and Italy - Volume II|
|Date||25 November 1941|
|Collection||Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records|
|Folder||Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 2|
|Repository||University of Virginia Law Library|
"5. That on the l8th of March 1946 I was appointed Chief of the Documentation Division of the Office of the United States Chief of Counsel and have continuously since said date acted in that capacity, and as such am in charge of, and responsible for the operation of said Documentation Division. ,f6. That Colonel Robert G. Storey served as Chief of said Documentation Division of the Office of the United States Chief of Counsel from its inception on the 1st of July 1945 until the 22nd of October 1945, and was succeeded as Chief by Major William H. Coogan, who served until the 28th of November 1945, and who was in turn succeeded by Major Kenneth R. Boyle, who acted irf that capacity until the 18th of March 1946, at which time I was appointed Chief, as aforesaid. 117That the United States Chief of Counsel in July 1945 charged the Field Branch of the Documentation Division with the responsibility of collecting, evaluating and assembling documentary evidence in the European Theater for use in the prosecution of major Axis war criminals before the International Military Tribunal. "8. That I have served in the United States Army for three years and, based on my experience as a United States Army officer and my position and experience as above set forth, I am completely and thoroughly familiar with the operation of the United States Army in connection with the seizing and processing of captured enemy documents and the methods used by the Office of the United States Chief of Counsel in obtaining, processing, filing, translating and photostating all documentary evidence for the United States Chief of Counsel.