The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

Digital Collection

Background Information

Phelps' Miscellaneous Data Folder

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Contains multiple memoranda regarding witness testimony before the tribunal, important dates in Japanese history, various Japanese Cabinet's and their structure; and brief summaries of Japanese treaty violations.
Date: 
1945CE

List of Names of Japanese & Puppets in China

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Detailed list with names and brief biographies of those individuals who served as Japanese and Chinese Puppets and "who exercised control over civilians in Occupied China." The list was compiled by "the Research and Analysis Branch of the Office of Strategic Services" on April 15, 1945 and disseminated in "Civilian Controls in Occupied China." The list was sent to the Commanding General, U. S. Forces, China Theater in New York, New York.
Date: 
1945CE Nov 26th

List of Names of Japanese & Puppets in China

Contributors: 
Description: 
Detailed list with names and brief biographies of those individuals who served as Japanese and Chinese Puppets and "who exercised control over civilians in Occupied China." The list was compiled by "the Research and Analysis Branch of the Office of Strategic Services" on April 15, 1945 and disseminated in "Civilian Controls in Occupied China." The list was sent to the Commanding General, U. S. Forces, China Theater in New York, New York.
Date: 
1945CE Nov 26th

List of Names of Japanese and Puppets Exercising Civilian Control in Occupied China

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Description: 
Detailed list of Japanese and Chinese individuals who controlled occupied China from the Research and Analysis Research Branch of Strategic Services publication "Civilian Controls in Occupied China." Lists people according to the organization they were affiliated with. Organizations include: Central Revenue Police; Industry and Commerce Investigation Commission; Shanghai Economic Order Maintenance Office; Shanghai Peace Maintenance Headquarters; Social Relief Agency (Amoy).
Date: 
1945CE Nov 30th

Japanese Treaty Analysis Project

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Description: 
Gives an overview of responsibilities and tasks assigned to the Japanese Treaty Analysis Project members who are charged with "determining violations of treaties entered into by Japan with other nations." Incidents to be examined include: 1. The Mukden Incident and Manchuria; 2. Marco Polo Bridge and North China; 3. Spratly Islands; 4. Establishment of the Nanking Government; 5. French Indo-China; 6. Thailand; 7. Singapore and Malaya; 8. Mandated Islands; 9. Naval Limitations Treaty; 10. Hawaiian Islands; 11. Miscellaneous.
Date: 
1945CE Oct 1st

List of Names of Japanese and Puppets Exercising Civilian Control in Occupied China

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Description: 
List of Japanese and Chinese Puppets "who exercised control over civilians in occupied China, as compiled by the Research and Analysis Branch of Office of Strategic Services, 15 April 1945, in their publication, 'Civilian Controls in Occupied China.'" Forwarded with the intent to aide selection of war criminals and gather evidence.
Date: 
1946CE Nov 26th

Excerpt from Japan Year Book - 1937

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Excerpt from the 1937 Japan Year Book regarding the February 26 (1936) Insurrection Incident (as translated by Mr. Sano). Gives details about the inner workings of the Japanese Cabinet, the officials involved, and the subsequent actions taken in China and Manchuria.

Mr. Comyns Carr's Analysis of Documents by Subjects

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Lists documents in groupings according to their relevance to the Prosecution's Phases for the trial. Subjects include: Japanese Constitution, written and customary, and the functions of the various offices held by defendants; Manchurian Military Aggression, 1931-1945; All China Military Aggression, 1937-1945; Economic Aggression in China, 1932-1945; Narcotics in China and Elsewhere, 1932-1945; Preparations for War: (a) Naval (b) Military (c) Fortifications (d) Financial (e) Productive; Preparing Japanese Opinion for War: (a) Education (b) Political Organization (c) Assassinations and threats (d) Police coercion (e) Propaganda & Censorship; Relations with Germany, Italy, France and Thailand (a) Germany (b) Italy (c) France (e) Germany General; Relations with U.S.S.R; Relations with U.S.A. and British Commonwealth: (a) to end 1940 (b) 1941 to October 15 (c) October 16, 1941 and after; Relations with Netherlands and Portugal; Class B Offenses (a) P.O.W.'s general survey (b) P. O. W.'s central organization and relations with Swiss (c) at sea; Class C Offenses 1931-1945; Law relating to Class A; Law relating to Class B and C; Laws of War Violations other than Prisoners of War & Civilian outrages; Preliminary Trial Briefs; Treaties; Occupied areas.

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