The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

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Defendants - Charges Against

Jap Prince Has No Idea Why He is to be Tried News Article

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Reports on the charges brought against Prince Norimasa Nashimoto, aged 71, who "described himself as a field marshal without a command, a prince without influence, and a Shinto ritualist with little to do." He was the "first member of the Japanese imperial household named as a suspected war criminal." Also reports on the response of Ryochi Sasakawa, former president of the Kokusai Domei political association, upon hearing that he was named as a war criminal.

Def. Doc. No. 2242 Summary (Exhibit 3160)

Description: 
Defense document number 2242, exhibit number 3160, summary and comment sheet for "Uncertified summary - 'Chart for Use in Conjunction with ARAKI Evidence.'" Summary states "This chart which is referred to in the Opening Statement on behalf of ARAKI illustrates ARAKI's connection (or lack of connection) with incidents in evidence which are in turn related to the nations affected and to the counts in the Indictment. Comment: Objectionable as an evidentiary document in that this chart is no proof of the facts stated or the relationships illustrated. As was the case with similar documents in the past, this may be acceptable for use as a guide without serving as evidence of the facts stated."
Date: 
1946CE Sep 10th

Keenan to Propose Test for Matsuoka News Article

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Series of news wire pieces that report on Joseph B. Keenan's plan to establish a specific test for Yosuke Matsuoka in order to determine his health fitness to stand trial, the psychiatric examination of Dr. Shumei Okawa, and the order for arrests to be made of Lieutenant Generals Yuichiro Nagano and Fusataro Toshima with subsequent imprisonment in Sugamo.

Statement on Bombing of A. R. Afshar Property in Shanghai

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Letter from the Persian Minister, H. K. Hedayat, to the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs, Koki Hirota, regarding the "bombardment of the house and pillage of the property of Mr. A. R. Afshar, a Persian merchant residing in Shanghai. Gives details regarding the incident.
Date: 
1934CE Feb 22nd

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