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30/12/1884 General Tojo is born

Hideki Tojo was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army, the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the 27th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II. He is best known for his actions as Prime Minister during the war, such as being responsible for ordering the attack on Pearl Harbor.


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