The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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20 Lawyers From U. S. to Defend War Criminals News Article

20 Lawyers From U. S. to Defend War Criminals News Article

Date
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 2
Folder Second Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
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Reports on the selection of 20 attorneys from the United States to help defend Tojo and the other accused Japanese defendants at the International Military Tribunal for the Far East. A brief news wire service article at the end reports that Lt. Nobeyaka Yamaguchi had been sentenced to death by hanging at Rabaul "for the massacre of 200 New Britain residents in August, 1945."