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- DescriptionThe dramatic story of the 1945 war crimes trial of General Tomoyuki Yamashita, who was charged with atrocities he neither committed nor ordered--and of which he likely had no knowledge. Even so, he was convicted and, following a Supreme Court review, executed for having failed to control his troops.
- Author BiographyAllan A. Ryan clerked for Supreme Court Justice Byron R. White, was a U.S. Marine Corps judge advocate, and was Assistant to the Solicitor General of the United States. As director of the Justice Department's Office of Special Investigations, he was the chief prosecutor of Nazi war criminals who had escaped to America. He teaches the law of war at Boston College Law School, USA and Harvard University, USA and is author of Quiet Neighbors: Prosecuting Nazi War Criminals in America.
- Author(s)Allan A. Ryan
- PublisherUniversity Press of Kansas
- Date of Publication30/10/2014
- GenreNational Law: Professional
- Series TitleModern War Studies
- Place of PublicationKansas
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintUniversity Press of Kansas
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight567 g
- Width155 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine23 mm
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