Monthly Archives: November 2009

My Uncle, Sergeant Ely Remembers Hirohito

In 1946 during the US occupation of Japan, shortly after the signing of the peace treaty, there was considerable controversy over what to do regarding the Emperor of Japan. Should Hirohito be tried for War Crimes? General McAurther said that he would need 1,000,000 more troops to keep the peace if the Emperor was brought...

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