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 [Main Article | CPC]
  • Hideki Tojo was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Akira Muto was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Koki Hirota was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Kenji Doihara was executed at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Seishiro Itagaki was executed by hanging at Sugamo Prison, Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
  • Iwane Matsui was executed by hanging at the Sugamo Prison in Tokyo, Japan. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

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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