'Hideki Tōjō was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Taisei Yokusankai, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during most of World War II, from 17 October 1941 to 22 July 1944. As Prime Minister, he was directly responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the war between Japan and the United States, although planning for it had begun before he entered office.

'Hideki Tōjō was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Taisei Yokusankai, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during most of World War II, from 17 October 1941 to 22 July 1944. As Prime Minister, he was directly responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the war between Japan and the United States, although planning for it had begun before he entered office.

July 18, 1944 Japanese General Hideki Tojo  resigns as chief minister of the Japanese government as the defeats of the Japanese military forces continue to mount.

July 18, 1944 Japanese General Hideki Tojo resigns as chief minister of the Japanese government as the defeats of the Japanese military forces continue to mount.

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Hideki Tojo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hideki Tojo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hideki Tojo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hideki Tojo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Japan's unconditional surrender in 1945, U.S. general Douglas MacArthur issued orders for the arrest of the first forty alleged war criminals, including Tōjō. Soon, Tōjō's home in Setagaya was besieged with newsmen and photographers. Inside, a doctor named Suzuki had marked Tōjō's chest with charcoal to indicate the location of his heart.

Japan's unconditional surrender in 1945, U.S. general Douglas MacArthur issued orders for the arrest of the first forty alleged war criminals, including Tōjō. Soon, Tōjō's home in Setagaya was besieged with newsmen and photographers. Inside, a doctor named Suzuki had marked Tōjō's chest with charcoal to indicate the location of his heart.

Hideki Tojo's Prison Diary

Hideki Tojo's Prison Diary

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