Major Tisdell describes ill treatment of prisoners at Japanese camps during the trial of General Homma in Manila, Phillipines.
Manila Philippines Date:1946, January 21 Duration:5 min 26 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 is asked about how long he was at Camp O'Donnell. He says that he was there from April 13, 1942 to June 1, 1942. He recalls that at the camp the commanding officer of the prison camp addressed them. Major Tisdell being questioned about the Red Cross supplies. He says that once Red Cross food and medical supplies arrived at the camp gates but were not permitted to enter. He also speaks about the number of times he was questioned at the camp and that he was offered an opportunity to move to Manila and work for the Japanese. He says that a number of times the prisoners were beaten for no reason by the Japanese guards.
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