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Hideki Tōjō (30 December 1884 – 23 December 1948) was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Taisei Yokusankai, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during most of World War II, from 17 October 1941 to 22 July 1944.

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Hideki Tojo -Victims Five million (Japan’s victims in World War II)

'Hideki Tōjō was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Taisei Yokusankai, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during most of World War II, from 17 October 1941 to 22 July 1944. As Prime Minister, he was directly responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor, which led to the war between Japan and the United States, although planning for it had begun before he entered office.

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Thai Prime Minister Phot Phahonyothin (far left) with Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tōjō (center) in Tokyo, Japan, 1942

Former Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo General (Hideki Tōjō, 東 条 英 機, 1884-1948) provides the first evidence to the International Tribunal for the Far East (Tokyo trials) - The International Court of Japanese war criminals.

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This is an undated photo showing War Minister General Hideki Tojo, premier designate of Japan, during his visit at the Yasukuni Memorial Shrine in Tokyo to pay homage to the Spirits of the 15,013 war dead enshrined on Oct. 16, 1944

General Hideki Tojo, 1945 (b/w photo). General Hideki Tojo (1884-1948), general in the Imperial Japanese Army and 40th prime miniter of Japan; the image shows him slumped in a chair after attempting to shoot himself on 11th September; he was revived, tried, convicted of war crimes and hanged in 1948.

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Hideki Tojo was born in 1884. Tojo was Prime Minister of Japan when the attack on Pearl Harbor. As Minister of War, he made it clear that Japan should go south and take land owned by European nations. Tojo lost control of events and he offered to resign on July 9th, 1944. The, in November 1948, Tojo was put on trial as a war criminal and was put to death.