Tomoyuki Yamashita (November 8, 1885 - February 23, 1946) - general of the Japanese army during World War II. September 2, 1945, he was taken prisoner by the Americans.    During the trial in Manila, the American military court sentenced Yamashita to death.  February 23, 1946 he was hanged.

Tomoyuki Yamashita (November 1885 - February General in the Japanese army during World War II. On September he was taken prisoner by the Americans. At his trial in Manila, the American military court sentenced Yamashita to death. He was hanged on February

The samurai sword of General Tomoyuki Yamashita, 'the Tiger of Malaya', commander of the Japanese troops in the Philippines during World War II. It rests on the Philippine Surrender Document, signed at Baguio, Luzon on September 3rd, 1945.

The samurai sword of General Tomoyuki Yamashita, 'the Tiger of Malaya', commander of the Japanese troops in the Philippines during World War II. It rests on the Philippine Surrender Document, signed at Baguio, Luzon on September 3rd, 1945.

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The Sword of Tomoyuki Yamashita. Yamashita was a general in Japan’s Army during WWII who had a samurai sword from the century, made by the famous Fujiwara Kanenaga. Currently on display at the West Point Military Museum.

Close-up of the photograph at left depicting General Tomoyuki Yamashita, Supreme Commander of Japanese Imperial Forces, Philippines, coming out of the mountains to surrender to the 32D ‘Red Arrow’ Infantry Division near Kiangan, Luzon, on 2 Sep. 1945.

General Yamashita en route to signing the Jap surrender in the Philippines. Yamashita was justly hanged in 1946 for war crimes. It must have made the tiny little elf feel like a big boy to commit such heinous acts.

Japanese imperial army general Tomoyuki Yamashita; hanged after the war for war crimes.

Japanese imperial army general Tomoyuki Yamashita "The Tiger of Malaya"; hanged after the war for war crimes including the Bataan Death March

Tactical miscalculations on the part of British Gen. Arthur Percival and poor communication between military and civilian authorities exacerbated the deteriorating British defense. Represented by General Percival and senior Allied officers, Singapore surrendered to Japanese Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita in front of Japanese newsreel cameras. Sixty-two thousand Allied soldiers were taken prisoner; more than half eventually died as prisoners of war.-Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Jpn Commander faces…

Tactical miscalculations on the part of British Gen. Arthur Percival and poor communication between military and civilian authorities exacerbated the deteriorating British defense. Represented by General Percival and senior Allied officers, Singapore surrendered to Japanese Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita in front of Japanese newsreel cameras. Sixty-two thousand Allied soldiers were taken prisoner; more than half eventually died as prisoners of war.-Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Jpn Commander faces…

John Dorle, Harry Clarke, Milton Sandberg, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Akira Muto during a break from court, Oct 1945; note the autographs by Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Muto  Source:	   	Family of Harry E. Clarke

[Photo] John Dorle, Harry Clarke, Milton Sandberg, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Akira Muto during a break from court, Oct 1945; note the autographs by Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Muto

John Dorle, Harry Clarke, Milton Sandberg, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Akira Muto during a break from court, Oct 1945; note the autographs by Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Muto Source: Family of Harry E. Clarke

japanese and german officers -japanese general tomoyuki yamashita and german luftwaffe officers looking at the globe - Pin it by GUSTAVO BUESO-JACQUIER

fujisan-ni-noboru-hinode: “ Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita and German Luftwaffe higher-ups looking at the globe. Albert Kesselring can be seen on the left.) ” Sometime during Yamashita’s visit to Nazi Germany in late

Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita (1885-1946) in the courtroom in Manila for the trial of Japanese war criminals.

Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita in the courtroom in Manila for the trial of Japanese war criminals.

General Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Commander of Japanese forces and conqueror of Malaya. Pin by Paolo Marzioli

General Tomoyuki Yamashita the Commander of Japanese forces and conqueror of Malaya

Treasure hunters claim they've found the masses of gold reportedly hidden in the Philippines by Japanese soldiers during WWII, under the command of General Tomoyuki Yamashita.

Yamashita gold hidden by Japanese soldiers 'found in the Philippines'

Treasure hunters claim they've found the masses of gold reportedly hidden in the Philippines by Japanese soldiers during WWII, under the command of General Tomoyuki Yamashita.

50 años en busca del tesoro de Tomoyuki Yamashita

50 años en busca del tesoro de Tomoyuki Yamashita

Tomoyuki Yamashita, Bomba Nuclear, Culture, History

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In this picture, the Japanese troops can be seen readying their rifles before shooting the helpless prisoners. General Tomoyuki Yamashita captured Singapore from the British in 1942, which Winston Churchill described as the 'worst disaster in British military history.' Yamashita was later charged with war crimes after overseeing atrocities such as the ones in Singapore and many other massacres across South East Asia. He was sentenced to death by hanging in 1946

When Japanese troops used British Army prisoners as target practice

In this picture, the Japanese troops can be seen readying their rifles before shooting the helpless prisoners. General Tomoyuki Yamashita captured Singapore from the British in 1942, which Winston Churchill described as the 'worst disaster in British military history.' Yamashita was later charged with war crimes after overseeing atrocities such as the ones in Singapore and many other massacres across South East Asia. He was sentenced to death by hanging in 1946

http://treasureandantiqueseeking.blogspot.com/2014/09/hisako-nagayama-wife-of-general.html - (Hisako Nagayama the Wife of General Tomoyuki Yamashita) | There's actually a rumored claim that General Yamashita left his wife inside a hidden cave filled with plenty of treasures. The General had made a promise to her that he'll be back after winning the war. But unfortunately, he did not.

World War II Yamashita Treasures

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