It was only a few years after seven Class-A war criminals, including Gen. Hideki Tojo, were hung in 1948 following Japan’s surrender in World War II.
Baba asked the priest, Fujimaro Tsukuba, if Yasukuni would enshrine Class-A war criminals who were executed following the postwar International Military Tribunal for the Far East organized by the U.S.-led Allies.
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