Defendant: Yamamoto, Seijiro, Civilian Guard, Hakodate PW Camp 2-B, Akahira,
Docket No./ Date: 57/June 9-19, 1947, Yokohama, Japan
Charge: Violation of the laws and customs of war: 1. Did willfully and
unlawfully mistreat and abuse numerous allied PWs by refusing to issue
adequate food for their subsistence 2. Did willfully and unlawfully misappropriate
Red Cross food supplies furnished and intended for the use of PWs.
Specifications: refusing to issue adequate food; misappropriating Red
Verdict: Not Guilty
Reviewing Authority's Recommendations:
Prosecution Arguments: Reviewer did not discuss the case of Yamamoto
because he was found "not guilty" of all charges.
Judge Advocate's Recommendations: