The Tokyo War Crimes Trial, U.Va.

The Tokyo War Crimes Trial

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Atrocities

Judge Che-Chun Hsiang's Trip to China

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Keenan (Chief of Counsel) directs Hsiang (Associate Counsel) to travel to Shanghai, China. Hsiang was to procure and authenticate relevant documents showing that Japan pursued aggressive warfare in China from September 18, 1931 onward, especially concerning committed atrocities. Hsiang was to also direct Henry Chiu and David Sutton on how to assist in this pursuit. Hsiang was to stay in China for a week to 10 days, but Chiu and Sutton could stay longer.
Date: 
1946CE Mar 5th
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Brief of Atrocities - Class C Offenses

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Description: 
Lengthy paper prepared by David Nelson Sutton on "Crimes Against Humanity Committed by Japanese Troops in China, 1937 - 1945." The evidence relates to Group 2, Counts 44 to 50 and 53 to 55. Includes a long investigation into the Rape of Nanking. Identifies key individuals, potential witnesses, and evidence, including affidavits, already gathered relating to Class C - Crimes Against Humanity.
Date: 
1946CE Jun 25th
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