Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita on Trial for War Crimes, Manila, Philippines, Late 1945

"From 29 October to 7 December 1945, an American military tribunal in Manila tried General Yamashita for war crimes relating to the Manila massacre and many atrocities in the Philippines and Singapore against civilians and prisoners of war, such as the Sook Ching massacre, and sentenced him to death. This controversial case has become a precedent regarding the command responsibility for war crimes and is known as the Yamashita Standard."

Exact date unknown.

Taken on 1945-12-01
Source Department of Defense/Wikipedia
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Uploaded by northway on 2014-09-07


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