Major Tisdell speaks about events after American surrender in 1942 during the trial of General Homma in Manila, Phillipines.
Manila Philippines Date:1946, January 21 Duration:4 min 25 sec Sound:Yes
U.S. Army Major Achille C. Tisdell testifies before a military tribunal in Manila, Phillipines during the trial of Japanese Army General Masaharu Homma for World War II crimes. Major Tisdell, aide-de-camp to Commanding General of the American forces in Luzon Major General Edward King, speaks about the Americans being taken to various prison camps. He says that Major General Edward King and General Jones were taken to Camp O'Donnell. He says that other officers including him were taken to a warehouse near San Fernando and from their they were taken to U.S. head quarters. Major Tisdell recalls that leaflets were dropped for the prisoners. He hands over a leaflet to a member of the tribunal. Tisdell reads out the part of the leaflet related to treatment of prisoners of war.
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