Yoshio Tachibana

Military Person

1890 – 1946

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Who was Yoshio Tachibana?

Yoshio Tachibana was a lieutenant general of the Japanese Imperial Army. He was commander of the Japanese troops in Chichijima, Ogasawara Islands, and was held responsible for the “Chichijima Incident” a war crime involving torture, extrajudicial execution and cannibalism of Allied prisoners of war.

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Born
Feb 24, 1890
Ehime Prefecture
Nationality
  • Japan
  • Empire of Japan
Died
1946
Guam

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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