Major Tisdell speaks about time of American surrender during the trial of General Homma in Manila, Phillipines.
Manila Philippines Date:1946, January 21 Duration:4 min 54 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 a base hospital. He says that injured American soldiers were taken care of. He also says that enough ration was available for American troops in Bataan. He testifies that Major General Edward King was taken from Camp O'Donell to a camp at Tarlac. A member of the tribunal asks about the time when the order of the surrender was issued. Tisdell replies that he does not remember the exact time. He also talks about December 1941 when he worked in an artillery section in Manila. A woman at a typewriter as Major Tisdell testifies.
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