War Crimes Report Released

AHA Staff, May 2002

The National Archives and Records Administration has published a substantive new report to Congress on the declassification of records concerning Japanese war crimes in World War II. The report describes some of the highlights of the 18,000 pages that have been declassified to date, including such things as Japanese bacteriological warfare-related activities. The report gives the status of the remaining 60,000 pages awaiting declassification review. To access the report entitled, "Implementation of the Japanese Imperial Government Disclosure Act and the Japanese War Crimes Provisions of the Nazi War Crimes Disclosure Act" tap into: http://www.nara.gov/iwg/ report02.htm