Title:Yale C. Maxon collection on General Hideki Tojo interrogation, 1946-1947
Creator/Contributor:Maxon, Yale C., creator
Creator/Contributor:Fihelly, John W.
Contains interrogation transcripts of General Hideki Tojo translated by Yale C. Maxon; General Tojo's notes and doodles made
during the interrogation to clarify translation; case file of General Tojo entitled Evidential Facts Adduced from his Interrogations;
and an affidavit of Togo Shigenori made by Yale C. Maxon for the International Military Tribunal for the Far East. Also includes
background information on the collection.
Subject:Tōjō, Hideki -- 1884-1948 -- Trials, litigation, etc
Tōgō, Shigenori -- 1882-1950 -- Trials, litigation, etc
International Military Tribunal for the Far East.
Tokyo Trial, Tokyo, Japan, 1946-1948
Collection processed at folder level in 2007.
Yale C. Maxon collection on General Hideki Tojo interrogation, BANC MSS 2007/148, The Bancroft Library, University of California,
Gift; of Josephine Maxon and David Yale Maxon; in 2007.
General Hideki Tojo was a General for the Imperial Japanese Army and the Japanese Prime Minister during much of World War
II. After the war during the Tokyo War Trials, also known as the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, Tojo was
interrogated by John W. Fihelly, translated by Yale C. Maxon, a translator for the United States Navy. Tojo was sentenced
to death for war crimes and executed by hanging in 1948.
Togo Shigenori was Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs at the beginning and end of World War II. He was tried and found
guilty during the Tokyo War Trials and sentenced to 20 years in prison. He died while serving his sentence in 1950.
In English and Japanese.
1 box (.2 linear ft.)
BANC MSS 2007/148