23 Dec 1948

Japan
  • Seven Japanese convicted of war crimes by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East were executed at Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Tokyo Trial and Other Trials Against Japan | CPC]
  • Hideki Tojo was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Hideki Tojo | CPC]
  • Akira Muto was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Akira Muto | CPC]
  • Koki Hirota was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Koki Hirota | CPC]
  • Kenji Doihara was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Kenji Doihara | CPC]
  • Seishiro Itagaki was executed by hanging at Sugamo Prison, Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Seishiro Itagaki | CPC]
  • Iwane Matsui was executed by hanging at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Iwane Matsui | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 23 Dec 1948
N3N-3 aircraft of US Department of Agriculture Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine at rest, Portland, Oregon, United States, 23 Dec 1948

23 Dec 1948 Interactive Map

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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