Ishida, Kitaro, Quartermaster Corporal at Hiroshita POW Camp
Docket No./ Date: 7/ Jan. 29, 1946, Yokohama, Japan
Charge: 1. Committing cruel and brutal atrocities against POWs
Verdict: Guilty verdict upheld/ Confinement at hard labor for 30 years
Reviewing Authority's Recommendations: The Judge Advocate found that
the case "so far as this record goes, indicates that there were no
beatings at the Camp until Ishida arrived, that Ishida was connected with
a ll of the beatings indicated in the reccord and either gave them or
permitted his subordinates...to give them."
Reviewing Authority: G. R. Dougherty, Major, A.C., Acting Asst. Staff
Defense Arguments: 1. Superior Orders 2. False identification 3. Denied
abuse and mistreatment of POWs.
Judge Advocate's Recommendations: