"The first expedition was in 1910, in the latter part of the year. My immediate superior, Major Suzuki, Chief of the Production Section, gave orders to prepare 70 kilograms of typhoid germs and 50 kilograms of cholera germs. I was told by Major Suzuki that these germs were to be used by a special expedition which was going to China under the command of General Ishii. As head of a unit in the Production Section of the 4th Division, my job was to prepare the necessary quantity of germs for the expedition. I also learned that the expedition had taken along five kilograms of plague fleas"

Russia 1943 Indictment Page 204