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Togo

, Shigenori 1882-1950.
Japanese politician who served as foreign minister (1941-1942 and 1945) during World War II and was convicted as a war criminal.
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Japanese allegations to this day that the fault for the transmission delay lay with the embassy, Iguchi notes, are a ruse to absolve Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (1882-1950) of any responsibility for the attack.
On August 8 he told Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo that he wanted "to make such arrangements as to end the war as soon as possible.
A grandson of former Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo, convicted as a Class-A war criminal in a postwar international tribunal, urged Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's successor to refrain from visiting Yasukuni Shrine in a monthly magazine to be published Tuesday.
Japan was already on the verge of surrender, the revisionists contend ed, citing a July 12, 1945, message from Japanese foreign minister Shigenori Togo to a Japanese ambassador, in which Togo said that "so long as England and the United States insist upon unconditional surrender the Japanese Empire has no alternative but to fight on with all its strength.
Air Force's Strategic Bombing Survey Interrogations, as well as Japanese sources, such as Family Documents of Marquis Kido, Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal; and The Cause of Japan by foreign minister, Shigenori Togo.
According to about 50 documents related to the donation dispute, Japanese Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo conveyed Japan's decision to donate 10 million francs to the ICRC representative in Japan on Aug.
TOKYO - A grandson of former Foreign Minister Shigenori Togo, convicted as a Class-A war criminal in a postwar international tribunal, urged Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi's successor to refrain from visiting Yasukuni Shrine in a monthly magazine to be published Tuesday.
Among the 14 is Shigenori Togo, the former foreign minister who attempted in vain to prevent Japan from going to war and explored ways to bring about an early peace after the war began.