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Tojo, Hideki Line breaks: Hi¦deki Tojo
Pronunciation: /ˈtəʊdʒəʊ/

Definition of Tojo, Hideki in English:

( 1884–1948), Japanese military leader and statesman, Prime Minister 1941-4. He initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and by 1944 he 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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