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
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.
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.
Tactical miscalculations on the part of British Gen. Arthur Percival and poor communication between military and civilian authorities exacerbated the deteriorating British defense. Represented by General Percival and senior Allied officers, Singapore surrendered to Japanese Gen. Tomoyuki Yamashita in front of Japanese newsreel cameras. Sixty-two thousand Allied soldiers were taken prisoner; more than half eventually died as prisoners of war.-Tomoyuki Yamashita, the Jpn Commander faces…
John Dorle, Harry Clarke, Milton Sandberg, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Akira Muto during a break from court, Oct 1945; note the autographs by Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Muto Source: Family of Harry E. Clarke
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
Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu also known as Prince Yasuhito, was a younger…
The samurai sword of General Tomoyuki Yamashita, 'the Tiger of Malaya', commander of the Japanese troops in the Philippines during World War II. It rests on the Philippine Surrender Document, signed at Baguio, Luzon on September 3rd, 1945.