The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Jap Defenses Note

Jap Defenses Note

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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Handwritten note counting the Japanese Defenses regarding the charges related to opium. They include: "1. Narcotic ravages existed in China for ages. 2. China largest opium producers in world. 3. 3,500,000 opium addicts in China. 4. Chinese had an opium monopoly. 5. After occupation, opium control in hands of Chinese authorities. 6. All this is nothing but anti-Jap propaganda."