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Tojo, Hideki (1884-1948) [10 Yen note]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01684.01 Author/Creator: Tojo, Hideki (1884-1948) Place Written: Japan Type: Document signed Date: circa 1945 Pagination: 2 p. : col. ; 8 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed in Kanji (Japanese) and Roman.

Background Information: Tojo was a Japanese general and statesman who became prime minister. During World War II, he approved the attack on Pearl Harbor and pushed the Japanese offensive in China, South ...East Asia, and the Pacific. He resigned in July, 1944, after the loss of Saipan in the Marianas. He attempted suicide in September 1945, but he was arrested by the Allies as a war criminal, tried, convicted, and executed.See More

People: Tojo, Hideki, 1884-1948

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Military HistoryWorld War IIAsiaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: World War II

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