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Parent Collaboration Between Japan, Germany and Italy - Volume II
Date 25 November 1941
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 15
Folder Japan, Germany, Italy Collaboration Vol 2
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
of the Office of the United States Chief of Counsel and processed in the manner herein set forth. In a comparatively few instances, however, the Army Document Centers retained possession of original documents for the reason that various other agencies desired access to said original documents at said Army Document Centers. In all such latter instances true and accurate photostatic copies of such original documents were made by said Army Document Centers and such photostatic copies were transported to said Documentation Division at Nurnberg, Germany, and were thereupon processed in the same manner as original documents. It was almost exclusively with reference to captured German foreign office documents that photostatic copies of the original captured documents, rather than the originals themselves, were delivered to said Documentation Division. These original captured foreign office documents were assembled primarily at the Marburg Germany Document Center and were, and still are, in great demand by many agencies; and as a result, the originals were retained by said Army Document Center and photostatic copies of the originals dispatched to the said Documentation Division at Nurnberg, as aforesaid. "14. After a document was so numbered it was then sent to a German speaking analyst who prepared a summary of the document with appropriate references to personalities involved, index headings, information as to the source of the document as indicated by the Field Branch, and the importance of the document to a particular phase of the case under investigation. Next, the original document that had been received by said Documentation Division was returned