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Last Japanese to surrender in WWII dies at 91

Hiroo Onoda, the last Japanese soldier to give up, died in a Tokyo hospital reports David McNeill in the Independent

When Japanese soldier Hiroo Onoda stumbled out of the Philippine jungle in 1974, the world had been transformed beyond his imagination. The American enemy he fought against had become a military ally of the country he fought for. . . . One of the few things that remained unchanged was Onoda himself. Read the article

Last modified on Saturday, January 18, 2014

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