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Japanese army general Tomoyuki Yamashita uses a cane while walking along a dirt road ahead of several soldiers. Yamashita was known as the 'Tiger of Malaya' for his leadership of the Japanese forces against the British troops in the Philippines.

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Close-up of the photograph at left depicting General Tomoyuki Yamashita, Supreme Commander of Japanese Imperial Forces, Philippines, coming out of the mountains to surrender to the 32D ‘Red Arrow’ Infantry Division near Kiangan, Luzon, on 2 Sep. 1945.

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Tomoyuki Yamashita (山下 奉文 Yamashita Tomoyuki?, November 8, 1885 – February 23, 1946) was an Imperial Japanese Army general during World War II. He was most famous for conquering the British colonies of Malaya and Singapore.

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Yamashita's gold, also referred to as the Yamashita treasure, is the name given to the alleged war loot stolen in Southeast Asia by Japanese forces during World War II and hidden in caves, tunnels and underground complexes in the Philippines. It is named for the Japanese general Tomoyuki Yamashita, nicknamed "The Tiger of Malaya".

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Tomoyuki Yamashita (November 8, 1885 - February 23, 1946). He was taken prisoner by the Americans.The American military court sentenced him to death. February 23, 1946 he was hanged.

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Japanese General Tomoyuki Yamashita (1885-1946) in the courtroom in Manila for the trial of Japanese war criminals.

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General Tomoyuki Yamashita and an American Military officer. This photo was taken after WW2 where Yamashita was facing war-crime charges under the American Trial Court.

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[Photo] John Dorle, Harry Clarke, Milton Sandberg, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Akira Muto during a break from court, Oct 1945; note the autographs by Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Muto

John Dorle, Harry Clarke, Milton Sandberg, Tomoyuki Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Akira Muto during a break from court, Oct 1945; note the autographs by Yamashita, Hamamoto, and Muto Source:     Family of Harry E. Clarke

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