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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
to the Document Room and was then checked out to the Photostatic Department where photostatic copies were made. Upon return from photostating it was placed in an envelope in one of the several fire-proof safes in the rear of the Document Room. One of the said photostatic copies of the document was sent to the translators and the original document received by said Documentation Division thereafter remained in the safe. A commissioned officer or War Department employee has been, and is, responsible for the security of the documents in the safes. At all times when he is not present the safe is locked and a military guard is on duty outside the only door. If the officer preparing the certified translation, or one of the officers working on the briefs found it necessary to examine the original document, this was done within the Document Room in the section set aside for that purpose. The only exception to this strict rule has been where it has been occasionally necessary to present the original document to the defendants for examination. In this case the document was entrusted to a responsible officer of the prosecution staff. "15. That all original documents or photostatic copies of original documents that were obtaLned and processed by the Office of the United States Chief of Counsel as herein set forth are now located in the safes of the Document Room of said Documentation Division, with the exception of those documents that have been introduced in evidence before the International Military Tribunal at Nurnberg, Germany. Such documents that have been so introduced in evidence as above set forth were removed from said Documentation Division and deposited with the General Secretary of said International