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This collection contains United States Army Judge Advocate General Corps (JAG) court filings, memorandum, and other documents, from 1947-1951, regarding World War II war crimes trials and subsequent law suits challenging the convictions and sentences (including death) of German and Japanese military members. The papers were part of the files of Edward J. Murphy Jr., staff JAG attorney of the Army JAG War Crimes Division and Department of Defense Committee on War Crimes. The bulk...
1947 - 1952; Majority of material found within 1947 - 1951
John G. Brannon’s correspondence gives a candid portrayal of Truman politics, the defense of Japanese War Criminals, life in Japan and the international tribunal. The collection also includes: correspondence and papers owned by Bernard Brannon, several manuscripts by John G. Brannon, numerous photographs of post-World War II Japan and 2 16mm films.
1928 - 1950; Majority of material found within 1945 - 1949