Major Tisdell reads out a Japanese note to the Americans 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 reads out an advisory note of the Chief of Imperial Japanese Army and Navy sent to the Americans on March 22, 1942. A member of the tribunal asks him whether there was any doubt that the Japanese had accepted the American surrender. Major Tisdell also testifies about the location of American headquarters and the surrender by the Americans.
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