Surrender of Japan, occupation and control, war crimes, and war claims and reparations:


  1. Documentation regarding China on questions involving Japanese surrender arrangements is scheduled for publication in volume VII.
  2. Issued by the Heads of Government of the United States, China, and the United Kingdom, Foreign Relations, The Conference of Berlin (The Potsdam Conference), 1945, vol. ii, p. 1474. The Head of Government of the Soviet Union adhered to the proclamation on August 8.
  3. See also Report of Government Section, Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers: Political Reorientation of Japan, September 1945 to September 1948 (Washington, Government Printing Office [1949]), 2 vols. (vol. 2 contains basic documents); and Department of State publication No. 2671, Far Eastern Series 17: Occupation of Japan: Policy and Progress (Washington, Government Printing Office, 1947).
  4. Records of the proceedings and exhibits of the International Military Tribunal held at Tokyo, May 3, 1946–November 12, 1948, comprise nearly 50,000 mimeographed pages produced during the period of the trial and not published in book form. Copies of these records were deposited with the Offices of the Adjutant General and the Judge Advocate General of the Department of the Army, the Library of Congress, the Harvard University Law School, the University of California at Berkeley, and the Hoover Institute and Library on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University.
  5. For report of Edwin W. Pauley, Personal Representative of President Truman on Reparations (with rank of Ambassador), see Department of State publication No. 3174, Far Eastern Series No. 25: Report on Japanese Reparations to the President of the United States, November 1945 to April 1946 (Washington, Government Printing Office [July 1948]).