The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Teletype Conference December 17, 1947

Teletype Conference December 17, 1947

Date 17 December 1947
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 6
Folder General Reports and Memoranda from December 1947
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
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Teletype Conference between Washington and Tokyo regarding War Crimes Operations. Topics include Dr. Brown's belief that it will "take until February 1, 1948 with two girls working to finish brief and footnotes"; suggestions for conferences for next two weeks; photostats of original tables; Togo case being presented along with estimated timeline; MacArthur speeches and reports for final arguments; Layton documents; update of status of trial including: "Deadline still doubtful. Togo on stand. Only two more defendants. Suggest review entire situation and forward immediately certified duplicate tables with letter requested above and any other papers and definitions preparatory possible contingencies."