|Defendant: Asano, Yukio
Docket Date: 53/ May 1 - 28, 1947, Yokohama, Japan
Charge: Violation of the Laws and Customs of War: 1. Did willfully and
unlawfully mistreat and torture PWs. 2. Did unlawfully take and convert
to his own use Red Cross packages and supplies intended for PWs.
Specifications:beating using hands, fists, club; kicking; water torture;
burning using cigarettes; strapping on a stretcher head downward
Verdict: 15 years CHL
Reviewing Authority Recommendations:
Judge Advocate's Recommendations:
in Court in Manila.
Photo: U.S. Army, courtesy of Bob Harmon
trial records of Japanese War Criminals Tried at Yokohama,
Japan, between 1946 and 1949 is broken
into 2 sets:
reels - Records of Trials and Clemency Petitions for Accused
Japanese War Criminals Tried at Yokohama, Japan (1946-1948)
reels - Reviews of the Yokohama Class B and C war crimes
Trials by the 8th Army judge Advocate (1946-1949)
following is a summary of the corresponding case found in
the latter group (5-reel set of Judge Advocate's Reviews).
Analysis Prepared by Stella Lee Researcher,
War Crimes Studies Center