Abe is a grandson of Kishi Nobusuke, who was Tojo Hideki
's handpicked industry/commerce minister and was imprisoned as a Class-A war crime suspect after the war.
This economic dependence on China has prevented Abe and his five predecessors (Noda, Kan, Hatoyama, Aso, and Fukuda) from visiting the Yasukuni Shrine, which enshrines the war dead, including class-A war criminals such as Tojo Hideki
. Strong opposition to a visit comes from South Korea as well as China.
Chapter three examines the criteria by which the prosecutors abided by in order to determine who would stand trial as so-called Class A war criminal suspects including Tojo Hideki
, Japan's prime minister at the onset of the Pacific War.
Meanwhile, there was the question of the prosecution of Japanese war criminals, headed by Tojo Hideki
, nicknamed 'Razor', a high-ranking army officer from a military, family.
The eight World War li leaders covered in this volume are Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Tojo Hideki
, Chiang Kai-shek, Josef Stalin, Winston Churchill, Charles de Gaulle, and Franklin D.