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Parent Prince's Diary Defense Evidence in War Crime Trial News Article
Language English
Collection C.W.J. Phelps Collection
Box Box 2
Folder Second Phelps Scrap Book
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
Prince’s Diary Defense Evidence in War Crime Trial By International News Service Diaries of Prince Fumimaro Konoye and Marquis Koichi Kido, two of Emperor Hirohito’s closest wartime advisers, will be used as evidence in the defense of Hideki Tojo and other war crimes suspects this week, it was learned yesterday. The prosecution section is also believed ready to use parts of the diary of Marquis Kido who himself is a defendant. Prince Konoye committed suicide the day he was scheduled to enter Sugamo prison. The trial officially begins at 9:30 this morning.