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Parent Four Japs to Hang for Cebu Atrocities News Article
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 1
Folder First Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
Four Japs to Hang for Cebu Atrocities Manila (AP) – Four Japanese were sentenced to hang for shooting and beheading 32 Filipino and Chinese civilians on Jan. 30, 1945 on Cebu. Another Japanese tried with them was acquitted. Col. Francis House headed the trial commission which decreed death for Major Jiro Mizoguchi, Sgt. Maj. Shigemosa Hirato, Corp. Kinzo Senuki and Corp. Takichi Katzuka.