The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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26 Top Japs, Including Tojo, Face Court Friday News Article

26 Top Japs, Including Tojo, Face Court Friday News Article

Date
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 1
Folder First Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
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Reports that the 26 Japanese defendants at the IMTFE would enter their pleas on Friday and were "expected to plead innocent and to challenge the international tribunal's jurisdiction." Outlines the procedure for travel from Sugamo prison to the War Ministry building for the tribunal, Keenan's planned response to the defense's challenge regarding the validity of the trial, and the general set-up of the courtroom.