The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Ex-Nippon Army Man Sentenced by Court News Article

Ex-Nippon Army Man Sentenced by Court 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 that Lt. Col. Tashiro Kamino was sentenced by a Tokyo provost court to a "year's imprisonment and a fine of ¥5,000 for withholding information, making false statements, and destroying evidence about air crashed and war crimes." Gives details about the charges brought against Kamino. Also reports on the charging of two former prison camp guards "with the brutal beatings of 25 known American prisoners of war." Their trial was to be held in Yokohama. Other charges were brought against Hideji Nakamura, Lt. Col. Royichi Tozuka, Tokizo Makita and Hisaki Itai. Article gives specific details about their supposed actions and committed atrocities (that predominantly took place in the Philippines arena).