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Tojo, Hideki

Date of birth:
December 30th, 1884 (Kōjimachi ward, Tokyo, Japan)
Date of death:
December 23rd, 1948 (Tokyo, Occupied Japan)
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

Hideki Tojo was the prime minister of Japan during the Second World War. He was hung by the Americans in 1948.

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Period:
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1906
Zuiho sho, 6th Class
Period:
Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)
Awarded on:
April 1st, 1906
1904-1905 Russo-Japanese War Medal
Awarded on:
May 31st, 1913
Zuiho sho, 5th Class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1920
Kyuokujitsu sho, 3rd Class
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
November 1st, 1920
1914-1920 War Medal
Period:
First World War (1914-1918)
Awarded on:
June 25th, 1920
Zuiho sho, 4th Class
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1928
Zuiho sho, 3rd Class
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1934
Kyuokujitsu sho, 2nd Class
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1934
1931 China Incident Medal
Period:
Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
Awarded on:
July 7th, 1937
Zuiho sho, 1st Class
Period:
Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
Awarded on:
December 1st, 1937
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
January 18th, 1940
Grosskreuz des Deutschen Adlerordens (mit oder ohne Schwertern)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1940
Kinshi Kunsho 2nd Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
April 29th, 1940
1937 China Incident Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1940
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 11th, 1940
Kyuokujitsu sho, 1st Class
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1941
Ordine dei Santi Maurizio e Lazzaro - Cavaliere di gran croce
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 27th, 1941
Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the White Elephant
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
February 9th, 1942
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
September 14th, 1942
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 2nd, 1943
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
July 23rd, 1943
Order of Chula Chom Klao 1st class
2600th National Anniversary Medal
Showa Enthronement Medal
Great Manchukuo | National Foundation Merit Medal
National Sacred Shrine Foundation Commemorative Medal
Red Cross Membership Medal

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News

World War 2 Youtube Series - Cranking This War Up to Eleven - Hideki Tojo

Oct2020

World War 2 Youtube Series - Cranking This War Up to Eleven - Hideki Tojo

New on Youtube, from the makers and creators of Youtube channel 'The Great War', the Second World War week by week, 6 years long.

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