In October 1943, the Allies established the United Nations War Crimes Commission, which was mandated to Investigate and record evidence of war crimes and to identify the individuals responsible. Britain had been the driving force behind the setting up of the Commission. Nevertheless, tensions and confrontations characterized relations between the British Foreign Office and the Commission. The Foreign Office was concerned that the Commission's proposals were not consonant with British interests, while Commission members believed that the Foreign Office attached low priority to the war criminals Issue.
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