740.00116 PW/9–2545: Telegram

The Ambassador in the United Kingdom ( Winant ) to the Secretary of State

9939. From Hodgson. At meeting of Executive Committee of War Crimes Commission held on Sept. 25, Chairman of Commission stated that he felt that new Sub-Commission was needed at Tokyo to consider such Japanese cases as may be submitted by any member government. He explained that organization of new Sub-Commission would not interfere with Chungking Sub-Commission which would continue at Chinese capital to consider Chinese and other cases submitted to it. He asked members of Committee to consider matter. Chinese representative was not present. [Hodgson.]