Tojo Hideki


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(tō′jō′), Hideki Originally Tojo Eiki. 1884-1948.
Japanese army officer and prime minister of Japan (1941-1944) who ruled as a dictator during World War II and was executed as a war criminal.
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Noun1.Tojo Hideki - Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War IITojo Hideki - Japanese army officer who initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and who assumed dictatorial control of Japan during World War II; he was subsequently tried and executed as a war criminal (1884-1948)
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Okawa Shumei was the only civilian to be indicted as a war criminal before the Tokyo War Crimes Tribunal, where his erratic behavior, including slapping the bald head of fellow defendant Tojo Hideki as they sat in the dock, led to questions about his sanity, although many have wondered whether he was faking the mental problems in order to escape prosecution.
Tojo Hideki, who ordered the Pearl Harbor attack - are memorialized along with Japan's 2.
Recently elected Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, whose grandfather Kishi Nobusuke served in the wartime cabinet of Tojo Hideki, for example, denies, despite overwhelming evidence, that the Japanese engaged in sexual slavery during World War Two in Korea or elsewhere.