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Hiroo Onoda, Soldier Who Hid in Jungle for Decades, Dies at 91

Hiroo Onoda, last Japanese WW2 soldier to surrender (in 1974) (1922.03.19 – 2014.01.16 ) #respect

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Hiroo Onoda, Soldier Who Hid in Jungle for Decades, Dies at 91

Hiroo Onoda, Japanese Soldier Who Hid in Jungle for 29 years, not knowing the war was over, does at 91 - NYTimes.com

Hiroo Onoda stands at attention as his former commanding officer, Yoshimi Taniguchi, tries to talk him into laying down his arms and returning to Japan. Onoda had been trained at an army intelligence school where he was told to be suspicious of orders that may have been distributed by the enemy in the name of the Imperial Japanese military.

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Hiroo Onoda , Japanese Army intelligence officer

Hiroo Onoda, Soldier Who Hid in Jungle for Decades, Dies at 91

"Television may be convenient but it has no influence on my life" - Hiroo Onoda, Soldier Who Hid in Jungle for Decades, Dies at 91 - NYTimes.com

Hiroo Onoda holds up the samurai sword that he kept with him during his years in the jungles of the Phillippines. He was sent to the Philippines late in 1944 to lead guerrilla warfare tactics against the Allied forces. After the unit was defeated by the U.S. military, a number of Japanese soldiers fled to the mountains where they remained in hiding.

This Japanese Soldier Survived In The Jungle For Decades After WW2 (Watch)

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Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who hid in Philippine jungle for 29 years, dies at 91

Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who hid in Philippine jungle for 29 years, dies at 91 - The Washington Post