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Parent Exhibit No. 3886, R. 38722
Date 23 January 1948
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 6
Folder General Reports and Memoranda from January 1948
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
Def. Doc. #3029 telegrams were exchanged between the General Staff and the Ambassador, it must have taken place through me as Military Attache. 4. In about January or February 1939, no telegram was sent from the Deputy Chief of the General Staff to Ambassador OSHlMA stating that the supreme authority of diplomacy is rested in the Emperor, as appears in Exhibit No. 3795 A. 5. In about January or February 1939, no telegrams were exchanged between Ambassador OSHIMA and the General Staff, secretly from the Foreign Office, concerning the question of strengthening the Anti-Comintern Pact. 6. With respect to negotiations for a Japan-Germany-Italy treaty, I as the Military Attache never submitted a draft of a treaty to the German Foreign Office as mentioned in the Exhibit No. 3810 A. Moreover, during my sojourn in Berlin no draft of a treaty was sent to me from the War Ministry or the General Staff in Tokyo. Of course I was never ordered to submit such a draft to the German Foreign Office. On this 22 day of Jan. 1948 At Tokyo. DEPONENT: /s/ KAY- ABE, Torashiro (seal) - 2 –