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Tojo - A. D. Coox

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Tojo: The Lightning Warrior

By A. D. Coox

A gripping and comprehensive biography of one of the most controversial figures of World War II, Tojo Hideki, the Prime Minister of Japan during the war.

Tojo is a fascinating and complex character, a man of great ambition and determination, but also of great cruelty and ruthlessness. Coox's biography is a masterful work of scholarship, based on extensive research and interviews with Tojo's contemporaries. It is a must-read for anyone interested in World War II or in the history of Japan.

Early Life and Rise to Power

Tojo was born in 1884 into a samurai family. He was a brilliant student and excelled in military school. After graduating, he served in the Japanese army and quickly rose through the ranks. By the 1930s, he was one of the most powerful men in Japan.

The Road to War

Tojo was a strong advocate for Japanese expansionism. He believed that Japan was destined to rule Asia and that the only way to achieve this was through military conquest. In 1941, he became Prime Minister and immediately began planning for war.

The Pacific War

Tojo's gamble on war proved to be disastrous for Japan. The United States and its allies were far more powerful than Japan, and they quickly defeated the Japanese forces. Tojo was forced to resign in 1944, and he was later executed as a war criminal.

Legacy

Tojo remains a controversial figure in Japan. Some see him as a hero who fought for his country's independence, while others see him as a war criminal who caused great suffering. Regardless of one's opinion of Tojo, there is no doubt that he was a major figure in World War II and that his legacy continues to shape Japan today.

Why You Should Read This Book

Tojo is a fascinating and well-written biography of one of the most important figures of the 20th century. It is a must-read for anyone interested in World War II or in the history of Japan.

Here are a few reasons why you should read Tojo:

  • It is a gripping and comprehensive biography of a complex and controversial figure.
  • It is based on extensive research and interviews with Tojo's contemporaries.
  • It is a must-read for anyone interested in World War II or in the history of Japan.

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