War leaders' scions want reconciliation

Aug 17, 2015

War leaders' scions want reconciliation

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To Hidetoshi Tojo, his great-grandfather is a man in a black-and-white documentary film he saw some 30 years ago. In one scene that he watched, Hideki Tojo — a bald, bespectacled man with a mustache — is sitting at a war crimes tribunal in ...

GHQ probed delay in FDR note to Hirohito

Mar 8, 2013

GHQ probed delay in FDR note to Hirohito

Allied prosecutors probed the delay in delivering U.S. President Roosevelt's letter to Emperor Hirohito on the eve of war, apparently to establish that the foreign minister was to blame for failing to stop the attack on Pearl Harbor.