The International Military Tribunal for the Far East (Tokyo War Crimes Trial) was conducted between April 29, 1946 and April 16, 1948, with the judgment delivered November 4-12, 1948. 28 Japanese former politicians, officials, and military leaders were put on trial. 419 witnesses appeared in person before the court, and an additional 779 submitted affidavits or depositions. The proceedings were divided into fifteen phases of the Prosecution's case and six divisions for the defence.

Prosecution's Case

Phase I:The Constitution and Government Structure of Japan pp. 518-683 / Exhibits 1-129

Phase II:Preparing Japanese Opinion for War pp. 807-1678, 3122-3209 / Exhibits 130-168

Phase III:Manchurian Military Aggression pp. 1679-2297, 2693-3121, 3209-39, 3945-4406 / Exhibits 169-199, 210-216, 278-305

Phase IV:Military Aggression in the Rest of China pp. 2298-257, 3239-68, 3286-3364, 3376-85 / Exhibits 200-3, 247-9, 251

Phase V:Atrocities in Connection with Military Aggression in China and Opium and Narcotics in China pp. 2527-2692, 3270-84, 3369-75, 3886-3943, 4407-24, 4451-4993 / Exhibits 204-9, 250, 252-77, 306-435

Phase VI:Economic Aggression in Manchuria and China pp. 3852-83, 4424-50, 4999-5347 / Exhibits 436-471

Phase VII:Relations with Germany and Italy pp. 5848-6707 / Exhibits 477-611A

Phase VIII:Relations with France and Thailand pp. 6708-7212 / Exhibits 612-665

Phase IX:Relations with USSR pp. 7213-8181, 31825-32201, 32557-77 / Exhibits 666-839A, 3371-4, 3392

Phase X:Preparations for War, Naval and Military Fortifications, Finance and Production pp. 8182-9263, 11166-225 / Exhibits 840-919, 1249-64

Phase XI:Relations with US and British Commonwealth pp. 9264-11393 / Exhibits 920-1283

Phase XII:Relations with Netherlands and Portugal pp. 11632-12347 Exhibits 1284-1354

Phase XIII:Class C Offenses pp. 5351-5847, 12348-853 / Exhibits 472-6, 1355-1489

Phase XIV:Class B Offenses, including offenses against prisoners of war, crimes against humanity, and offenses committed at sea pp. 11403-627, 12854-15554 / Exhibits 1490-2176

Phase XV:The Accused pp. 15555-16995 / Exhibits 2177-282

The Defense

Division I:General Problems pp. 17115-18629, 23930-62 / Exhibits 2283-379, 2717-20

Division II:Manchuria and Manchukuo pp. 18630-20484, 28075-84 / Exhibits 2380-1476D, 3158

Division III:China pp. 20485-22399, 23963-24162 / Exhibits 2477-2610, 2721-21H, 3154-5

Division IV:USSR pp. 22404-23929, 28063-64, 37104-62 / Exhibits 2611-2716C, 3156-7E, 3724-31

Division V:Pacific War pp. 24165-28052, 28065-88 / Exhibits 2722-3153, 3158-3160

Division VI:Individual Defense pp. 28108-37167 / Exhibits 3160-3734

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Personal Histories of the Accused (686-804)

Exhibit 103: Araki Sadao pp.686-9
Exhibit 104: Dohihara Kenji pp.689, 695-9
Exhibit 105: Hashimoto Kingoro pp.699-701
Exhibit 106: Hata Shunroku pp.701-704
Exhibit 107: Hiranuma Kiichiro pp.704-6
Exhibit 108: Hirota Koki pp. 706-10
Exhibit 109: Hoshino Naoki pp. 710-4
Exhibit 110: Itaoaki Seishiro pp. 715-7
Exhibit 111: Kaya Okinori pp. 722-5
Exhibit 112: Kido Koichi pp. 725-6
Exhibit 113: Kimura Heitaro pp. 727-32
Exhibit 114: Koiso Kuniaki pp. 733-5
Exhibit 115: Matsui Iwane pp. 735-7
Exhibit 116: Matsuoka Yosuke pp. 737-40
Exhibit 117: Minami Jiro pp. 740-2
Exhibit 118: Muto Akira pp. 742-7
Exhibit 119: Nagano Osami pp. 747-50
Exhibit 120: Oka Takasumi pp. 750-61
Exhibit 121: Oshima Hiroshi pp. 765-8
Exhibit 122: Sato Kenryo pp. 768-75
Exhibit 123: Shigemitsu Mamoru pp. 775-8, 803-4
Exhibit 124: Shimada Shigetaro pp. 778-81
Exhibit 125: Shiratori Toshio pp. 781-3
Exhibit 126: Suzuki Teiichi pp. 783-7
Exhibit 127: Togo Shigenori pp. 787-91
Exhibit 128: Tojo Hideki pp. 791-7
Exhibit 129: Umezu Yoshijiro pp. 798-803

Updated October 1998.