The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Pearl Harbor

Envoy in U. S. Warned Jap Before Attack News Article

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Reports that "thirteen days before Pearl Harbor, Japan's Ambassador to the United States warned his country it would be blamed and accused of trickery if Japan started war during the course of the peace negotiations which were then in progress." The warning was sent by Ambassador Kichisaburo Nomura.
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1946CE Jul 16th

First Jap Newscast of Dec. 8 in U. S. Hands News Article

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Reports on the playing of "a transcription of the first Japanese newscast of Japan's declaration of war upon the United States and Britain" during the trial. Also reports on the testimony offered by Morio Tatera ("who voiced the first war news to Japan") regarding the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Trial Defense May Ask Hull, to Testify News Article

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Reports that former Secretary of State Cordell Hull and Chinese Communist General Choux En-laic "may be asked to appear before the International Military Tribunal for the Far East as defense witnesses for ex-Premier Hideki Tojo and the 26 other class A war criminal suspects." Other rumors circulating at the tribunal suggest that Republican Senators Owen Browser and Homer Ferguson might be subpoenaed in relation to their work on the Pearl Harbor Investigating Committee.

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