General Hideki Tojo of the former Imperial Japanese Army and prime miniter of Japan seen slumped in a chair after attempting to shoot himself on September He was revived, tried, convicted of war crimes and hanged on December
December 1884 – December was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October to July
Hideki Tojo was Japan's top military leader during WWII. His mistake was to invade pearl harbor with Aerial Warfare and not land. Encouraging his troops with Imperialism and Superiority of their people by mass killing of civilians in conquered lands. He was Too desperate for expansion wasting war resources resulting in haphazard placement of forces and an unstable expansion. And he also did not advance their technology fast enough like the US.
Japanese Prime Minister Hideki Tojo landed in Nichols Field, an airfield south of Manila, for state visit to the Philippines. By Reader's Digest - Kasaysayan: Story of the Filipino People Volume Public Domain.
[Photo] Tojo taking a stand for the first time at the International Tribunal trials, Tokyo, Japan, late 1940s
Hideki Tojo was the prime minister and military leader of Japan during WWII. The architect of the Japanese war of expansion, he was arrested after the war, tried as a war criminal, and executed by the Americans.