1st Lt Robert Watson Nelson
Osaka
Yokoyama, Fukuzecho
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Secret, deserted place at Yokoyama firing range selected

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Two graves dug early morning 18 July 1945

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Verdict and execution
Truck depart Osaka Castle at 1300 and arrive at Yokoyama firing range/ground at 1430
Lt Nelson and SSgt Augunas executed
All present ordered to maintain absolute secrecy

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24 August 1945 remains exhumed, cremated at place of execution, and placed in two wooden boxes.


The dates are expanded in the second document in Page 4 of this section:

Burial at Sanadayma Military Cemetery took place 25 August 1945.
Location of burial site was isolated and unmarked
( See Recovery and ID section )

    Yokohama Trial T123

source:
Phillips University Marburg

 

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Preparation for Execution Prior to Trial

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Preparation for Execution Prior to Trial ( continued )
Trial
[ Sgt Mori listed as interpreter in fourth sentence ]

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Trial ( continued )
Approval of Death Sentence
Execution

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Execution ( continued )
Concealment

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