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International Military Tribunal for the Far East records
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Court exhibits, transcripts, summaries of proceedings, summations of counsel, judgments, photographs, and indices relating to the trial of Japanese military and government officials accused of war crimes during the Second World War.
The International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE), also known as the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal or the Tokyo Trials, lasted from April 29, 1946 to November 12, 1948. Established by special proclamation of the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (SCAP), U.S. General Douglas MacArthur, the IMTFE sought to try Japanese government officials and military leaders for the incitement and perpetration of World War II and war crimes throughout the conflict.
115 manuscript boxes, 1 envelope, 242 volumes. (81.5 Linear Feet)
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