Tomoyuki Yamashita (November 1885 - February General in the Japanese army during World War II. On September he was taken prisoner by the Americans. At his trial in Manila, the American military court sentenced Yamashita to death. He was hanged on February
General Yamashita en route to signing the Jap surrender in the Philippines. Yamashita was justly hanged in 1946 for war crimes. It must have made the tiny little elf feel like a big boy to commit such heinous acts.
The Sword of Tomoyuki Yamashita. Yamashita was a general in Japan’s Army during WWII who had a samurai sword from the century, made by the famous Fujiwara Kanenaga. Currently on display at the West Point Military Museum.
Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita (山下 奉 文) and his US escort, Major of Military Police Kenworthy during the trial of Japanese war criminals in Manila. Yamashita was found guilty of war crimes and hanged in
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Generäle auf dem Schlachtfeld – Die Schlacht um Singapur Dezember 1941. In Asien tobt der Krieg, und zwei Generäle treffen Vorbereitungen für eine erbitterte Schlacht: der Brite Arthur Percival und sein japanischer Widersacher Tomoyuki Yamashita. Die Kontrahenten mögen ihre Hauptquartiere... - #Doku, #Geschichte, #Krieg, #Menschen https://www.dokuhouse.de/generaele-auf-dem-schlachtfeld-die-schlacht-um-singapur/