Hiroo Onoda (小野田 寛郎 Onoda Hiroo?, born March 19, 1922) is a former Imperial Japanese Army intelligence officer who fought in World War II and did not surrender in 1945. In 1974 his former commander traveled from Japan to personally issue orders relieving him from duty. Onoda had spent almost 30 years holding out in the Philippines. He held the rank of Second Lieutenant in the Imperial Japanese Army.
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Hiroo Onoda, WWII Soldier Who Followed His Last Command for 29 Years…. his last command was "stand and fight" and the major promised to come back for him. He didn't believe the war was over until 29 years later, when the major returned.