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Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II

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The shrine enshrines war criminals, including wartime leader Hideki Tojo, among the 2.5 million war dead.(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko) (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko).
JAPAN'S fanatical World War II prime minister Hideki Tojo wanted to keep on fighting even after atomic bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, documents released yesterday show.
JAPAN'S fanatical Second World War leader Hideki Tojo wanted to keep on fighting even after atomic bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, documents released yesterday show.
I began to speak "Hideki Tojo" to myself when I was alone, seeing how much disdain could creep into my voice.
Vietnam) during the 20th century; more recently, the right-wing funded "Pride" (1998), helmed by Shunya Ito, presented chief defendant (and former wartime prime minister) Hideki Tojo as a devoted leader battling Western imperialism.
Allied forces struggled to contain the tyranny (absolute power) of Hitler, Italy's Benito Mussolini, and Japan's Hideki Tojo. By the time the Allies claimed victory, in August 1945, about 17 million soldiers on both sides had been killed.
But politicians' visits to the shrine, part of Japan's Shinto religion, are particularly controversial because war criminals - including executed former Prime Minister Hideki Tojo, who led Japan during the Second World War - are among the 2.5 million Japanese soldiers honoured there.
December 2nd, 1848 Emperor Ferdinand of Austria abdicates in favour of his nephew Franz Joseph December 6th, 1648 Pride's Purge of the House of Commons December 15th, 1948 Alger Hiss is indicted for perjury in the United States December 19th, 1848 Emily Bronte dies at Haworth, aged 30 December 23rd, 1948 Execution of Hideki Tojo and five others as war criminals
Hideki Tojo) forced his reassignment to several unimportant posts in Japan (1938-1941); promoted lieutenant general but forced into retirement (1941); spent his remaining years writing and lecturing on his "Final War" theory, and died in 1949.
1948 - Japan's former prime minister Hideki Tojo and other Japanese Second World War leaders are sentenced to death by a war crimes tribunal.
Adolf Hitler's lebensraum, Hideki Tojo's Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere, and now China's nine-dash line are clones: All three doctrines have the common goal of seizing territory by intimidation or war.
Someone had to hang for the horrors in the Pacific, maybe the man ultimately responsible: Hideki Tojo.
Hideki Tojo called "Pride: The Fateful Moment" was one of Toei's stronger movies of the year.
Yuko Iwanami was ten when her grandfather, General Hideki Tojo, was hanged by the Allied war tribunal in 1948 for leading Japan in World War II.
Hideki Tojo for the lack of success of the army's strategy in the Pacific (early 1944); served again as inspector general for military education; became Army Minister when Tojo was ousted (July 1944); appointed commander of First General Army, responsible for Japan's home defenses (1945); committed suicide after Japan's surrender (September 1945).