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Parent Circumstances surrounding the "confessions" of the Doolittle flyers
Date 16 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
Translation to the person concerned, and that the signatures of the persons questioned and the investigator and his subordinates were affixed to the written statement. He stated that the American non-commissioned officers admitted that they strafed an elementary school located about five or 10 minutes flight away from Nagoya in compliance with instructions of the plane captain, who, as far as Nemoto recalled, acknowledged this statement. Nemoto denied that the prisoners were tortured (Defense Transcript Exhibit No. 7, p. 271). **** According to information obtained from Mr. A. R. Morrison, Prosecution Division of the Legal Section, the case against Sawada was the only trial in connection with the execution of the Doolittle fliers and no other statements or affidavits except those used in that trial are in their possession. ___________________ Kurt Steiner