Press - Post-War

'Kill Me and Be Damned!' Japs Defied by Yank News Article

Reports on testimony given at Homma's trial in Manila. Witnesses included Lt. Junjo Matsu (a Japanese officer), Lieutenant Jose Lukban (Philippine army), and Jose Diosana (Philippine army). Describes atrocities committed on American prisoners of war. Other news wire brief articles report on the capture of another Japanese war crimes suspect in Shanghai, testimony by Masaru Takata at the trial of Capt. Kaichi Hirate in Yokohama, and progress in the trial of Shin Ree-sai ("Chinese puppet foreman of a labor camp on Hokkaido).

Japs Accused of Beheading Denver Flier News Article

Reports on the upcoming trial of Masaaki Mibuchi and Jutaro Kikuchi, both of whom were "accused of beheading and bayoneting 2nd Lt. Darwin T. Emry, Denver, Colo., B-29 bombardier whose plan crashed after the great Tokyo raid of last May 25." The article (from the Pacific Stars and Stripes) indicates that the trial will be unique because the case will rest solely upon testimony from Japanese witnesses "rather than on affidavits and other documents."


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