The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

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Powell Says Shigemitsu Sought Peace News Article

Powell Says Shigemitsu Sought Peace News Article

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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 prosecution's witness testimony of John B. Powell who stated that Mamoru Shigemitsu "did 'all he could' to restore peace in Shanghai after the outbreak of hostilities there in 1932." Powell also recounted the movements of the Chinese 19th Route Army around Shanghai after the Manchurian Incident. This was the second day of Powell's testimony for the prosecution's "All China Military Aggression Phase." On the first day he discussed the treatment of prisoners of war by the Japanese army.
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