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Tojo, Hideki

Syllabification: To·jo, Hideki
Pronunciation: /ˈtōˈjō
 
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Definition of Tojo, Hideki in English:

( 1884–1948), Japanese military leader and statesman; prime minister 1941–44. He initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and by 1944 had assumed virtual control of all political and military decision-making. After Japan’s surrender, he was tried and hanged as a war criminal.

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