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Japan Completes 12,000-Page Bio of Hirohito

A 61-volume biography of the late Japanese Emperor Hirohito depicts him as being critical of plans to attack the United States in 1941, and describes him as convinced that Imperial Japan had no chance of victory. Excerpts from an advance copy of the 12,000-page document detailing Hirohito during World War II circulated Tuesday in Japanese media.  It shows the emperor complaining as early as 1939 about the Japanese military "predisposition" for war, as military leaders moved...

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