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2010-05-15 07:51:20
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Here are two quotes from Hideki Tojo, Prime Minister of Japan, after the bombing on Pearl Harbor. He saw it as a miracle of surprise since the US was not ready or on the alert. He had a superior attitude over the Americans.

When reflecting upon it today, that the Pearl Harbor attack should have succeeded in achieving surprise seems a blessing from Heaven. It was clear that a great American fleet had been concentrated in Pearl Harbor, and we supposed that the state of alert would be very high.

Hideki Tojo

With options thus foreclosed, in order to protect and defend the nation and clear the obstacles that stood in its path, a decisive appeal to arms was made.

Hideki Tojo


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Hideki tojo was born December 30,1884 in Tokyo

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