The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Japan - Political Situation / Government Structure

References from SAIONJI-HARADA Memoirs re HASHIMOTO, Kingoro

Description: 
Gives excerpts from specific dates in the SAOINJI-HARADA Memoir that reference Kingoro HASHIMOTO. Focuses primarily on the relations and incidents between the Japanese Government and the Japanese military. Dates include: 8 August 1931, 24 October 1931, 19 November 1931, 14 March 1936, 19 July 1936, 13 August 1936, 18 November 1936, 19 November 1937, 7 February 1939, 3 December 1939, 13 December 1939, 12 December 1939, 10 June 1940, 4 October 1940. People mentioned include: INOUYE, KOISO, UGAKI, HASHIMOTO, OKAWA, TAISHUTO, SHIRATORI, HARADA, WAKATSUKI, SHIDEHARA, ADAGHI, MATSUI, ARAKI, NAKANO, TATEKAWA, SUETSUGU, KUHARA, SNODA, NAZAKI, ISHIWATA. Note at top says: Return to Mr. Sutton.

Officials occupying Government positions under each Cabinet

Description: 
Detailed chart of the Japanese Cabinet Structure that includes the names of officials, the positions they held, and which cabinet they held them under from the Tanaka Cabinet in 1929 to the Suzuki Cabinet in 1945. Large chart, here presented in three images for viewing purposes.
Date: 
1945CE Nov

Liaison Conferences, Personnel Attending during period 21 July -- 8 December 1941

Description: 
Advises that Liaison Conferences (Renraku Kaigi) were very important in forming Japanese Government policies leading up to Pearl Harbor and that, as a result, it needs to be determined which Japanese officials attended each meeting and in what capacity. Contains attachments with reports from Munroe and Larsh to help in this matter.
Date: 
1947CE Oct 28th

I.R.A.A.

Description: 
Summarizes the origin of I.R.A.A. [the Imperial Rule Assistance Association] under Konoye. States that all documents and declarations by individuals are vague so that it is hard to present definitive conclusions. Summarizes the origins, organization, development, opinion about the organization and a available material to be used.
Date: 
1947CE Mar 11th

Organization Report on 1 May 1947

Description: 
Forty-six page document on the organizational structure of the Japanese Government as of 1 May 1947. Lists the cabinet departments and their sub-divisions along with eliminated entities and newly created positions, including assigned duties. The Annexes contain revisions to the regulations governing each governmental entity. In many cases, lists the directors or heads of specific offices.
Date: 
1947CE Jan 3rd

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