Hibakusha
The surviving victims of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are called hibakusha (被爆者), a Japanese word that literally translates as "explosion-affected people" and is used to refer to peop...
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Masao Baba
Masao Baba (馬場 正郎, Baba Masao, 7 January 1892 – 7 August 1947) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, commanding the Japanese ground forces of the Borneo Campaign of 1945 in the closing...
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Isamu Chō
Isamu Chō (長 勇, Chō Isamu, 19 January 1895 – 22 June 1945) was an officer in the Imperial Japanese Army known for his support of ultranationalist politics and involvement in a number of attem...
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Masazumi Inada
Masazumi Inada (稲田 正純, Inada Masazumi, 27 August 1896 – 24 January 1986) was a lieutenant general in the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.
Inada was born in Tottori Prefecture in...
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Hideki Tojo
Hideki Tojo (Kyūjitai: 東條 英機; Shinjitai: 東条 英機;  Tōjō Hideki ) (December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Imperial Rule...
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Kenji Doihara
Kenji Doihara (土肥原 賢二, Doihara Kenji, 8 August 1883 – 23 December 1948) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. He was instrumental in the Japanese invasion of ...
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Abe Shūichi
Colonel Shūichi Abe (阿部修一, Abe Shuichi, YYYY–YYYY) was a senior officer in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.
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Hisanori Fujita
Hisanori Fujita (藤田 尚徳, Fujita Hisanori, October 30, 1880  July 23, 1970) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy. After retiring from active service, he served as the Chief Chamberl...
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Ikuo Hirayama
Ikuo Hirayama (Hirayama Ikuo 平山 郁夫, 15 June 1930 - 2 December 2009), was a Japanese Nihonga painter. Born in Setoda-chō, Hiroshima Prefecture, he was famous in Japan for Silk Road paintings of dreamy ...
Naokuni Nomura
Naokuni Nomura (野村 直邦, Nomura Naokuni, 15 May 1885 – 12 December 1973) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy, and briefly served as Navy Minister in the 1940s.
Nomura was born...
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Naoji Doi
Naoji Doi (土井 直治, Doi Naoji) was a Rear Admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
Naoji Doi commanded the 32nd Naval Special Base Force, a force of naval troops occupying...
Toshiharu Sakigawa
Toshiharu Sakigawa was a Japanese Lieutenant Colonel. He is best known for leading a mechanized unit in January 1942, during World War II in which he attacked the Australians on the north coast of New...
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Tomiji Koyanagi
Tomiji Koyanagi (小柳 富次, Koyanagi Tomiji, 16 July 1893 – 6 August 1978), was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II.
A native of Niigata Prefecture, Koyanagi was...
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Takeichi Nishi
Colonel Baron Takeichi Nishi (西 竹一, Nishi Takeichi, July 12, 1902 – c. March 22, 1945) was an Imperial Japanese Army officer, equestrian show jumper, and Olympic Gold Medalist at the 1932 Los ...
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Shizuo Yokoyama
Shizuo Yokoyama (横山 静雄, Yokoyama Shizuo, 1 December 1890 – 6 January 1961) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II, who is noted for his activity in the Philippines d...