Legal briefs and decisions, transcripts of testimony, notes, and photographs relating to the trial of Japanese military personnel
for atrocities in the Philippines during World War II.
Claude M. Owens earned his B.A. and law degree from Stanford University; in 1941 he was admitted to the State Bar of California.
After the outbreak of World War II, he joined the United States Army, serving as a second lieutenant. He then was assigned
to the prosecution division of the War Crimes Branch of the Legal Section of the Supreme Command for the Allied Powers, Manila
from 1945 to 1946. After serving in the military, Owens became a Superior Court Judge.
2 manuscript boxes
(0.8 linear feet)
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