Defendant: Imai, Kiyomi, Hokodate POW Camp
Docket No./ Date: 22/ April 17, 1946, Yokohama, Japan
Charge: 1. Committed cruel and brutal atrocities againsta British POW.
Verdict: 5 years confinement at hard labor
Reviewing Authority's Recommendations:
Reviewing Authority: Howard H. Conaway, Captain, Assistant Staff Judge
Defense Arguments: Plead guilty but elected to take the stand. 1. Slapping
is customary in the Japanese Army for failing to discharge an order 2.
Japanese Army "privates were treated as slaves and lost their reasoning
Judge Advocate's Recommendations: