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The last words spoken by the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid — “Who is it?” — could sum up his life. Who was this young desperado? And how did he become the murdering fugitive who died, bounty on his head, by Sheriff Pat Garrett’s gunshot at the age of 21? Photography: Courtesy Brian Lebel's Old West Auction
Modeled on Nuremberg, an International military tribunal in Tokyo tried 25 Japanese leaders for war crimes. It sentenced 7 to death, including General Hideki Tojo, 61, who as prime minister had authorized the attack on Pearl Harbor. Some 900 of the countrymen were also executed by the Allies for mistreating prisoners and for other atrocities.