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.]