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  1. Hideki Tojo - Wikipedia

    WebHideki Tojo ( 東條 英機, Tōjō Hideki (help·info), December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a Japanese politician, general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), and convicted war criminal who served as prime minister of Japan and president of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association for most of World War II.

  2. Tojo Hideki | Biography, Early Years, World War II, Facts, & Death ...

    WebTōjō Hideki, (born December 30, 1884, Tokyo, Japan—died December 23, 1948, Tokyo), soldier and statesman who was prime minister of Japan (1941–44) during most of the Pacific theatre portion of World War II and who was subsequently tried and executed for …

  3. Tôjô Hideki - General, WWII & Facts - HISTORY

    WebOct 29, 2009 · General Tôjô Hideki (1884-1948) served as Japan’s prime minister during most of World War II. At the end of the war, he was sentenced to death for war crimes. Shows This Day In History ...

  4. Hideki Tojo |

    WebMay 18, 2018 · Hideki Tojo. Hideki Tojo (1884-1948), a Japanese general and premier during World War II, was hanged as a war criminal. He symbolized, in his rise to leadership of the Japanese government, the emergence of Japanese militarism and its parochial view of the world. Hideki Tojo was born in Tokyo on Dec. 30, 1884, the eldest son in a family …

  5. Ashes of Hideki Tojo, Japan's Wartime Leader, Were Secretly …

    WebJun 16, 2021 · June 16, 2021. For more than 70 years, the location of the remains of Hideki Tojo, the Japanese prime minister who led his country’s war effort during World War II, was an enduring mystery.

  6. Hideki Tojo - ThoughtCo

    WebDec 1, 2017 · Who was Hideki Tojo? Hideki Tojo (December 30, 1884 - December 23, 1948) was a leading figure of the Japanese government as a general of the Imperial Japanese Army, leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and 27th Prime Minister of Japan from October 17, 1941 to July 22, 1944.

  7. The Man Who Ordered Pearl Harbor: Hideki Tojo

    WebJul 5, 2018 · Hideki Tojo hearing his death sentence, 24 November 1948 In 1945, after Japan announced it would surrender, Tojo and 39 other Japanese leaders were arrested and charged with war crimes. Rather than be taken in, Tojo attempted to commit suicide by shooting himself in the heart.

  8. Hideki Tojo Biography - Facts, Childhood, Family Life

    WebHideki Tojo. (27th Prime Minister of Japan) General Hideki Tojo was a Japanese soldier, statesman, and wartime leader, who eventually became the 27th Prime Minister of Japan. He held various high ranking positions such as the General of the Imperial Japanese Army and leader of the ‘Imperial Rule Assistance Association’ over the course of ...

  9. Hideki Tōjō: The True Story Of Japan’s Prime Minister During WW2

    WebSep 4, 2019 · The Japanese leader during World War II, Prime Minister Hideki Tōjō is often painted as a warmongering hater of the West bent on world dominion. He was to be prosecuted and executed as a Class-A war criminal with much of the guilt of the conflict laid on him. But the truth was more complex and not completely resolved.

  10. Tokyo War Crimes Trial | The National WWII Museum | New Orleans

    WebOVERVIEW. One week after the surrender of Japan on September 2, 1945, General Douglas MacArthur—the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers—ordered the arrests of Japanese suspects, including General Hideki Tojo. Twenty-eight defendants, mostly Imperial military officers and government officials, were charged.