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  • Tojo's Granddaughter Campaigns in Japan

    06/11/2007 2:21:42 PM PDT · by james500 · 45 replies · 1,099+ views
    AP via ABC News ^ | Jun 11, 2007 | HIROKO TABUCHI
    Every morning for the last three months, Yuko Tojo has prayed at a war shrine for Japan's fallen soldiers including her grandfather, Gen. Hideki Tojo, the executed World War II premier who ordered the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Yuko, 68, will fight her own battle in July, when she competes as an independent in elections for parliament's upper house. An ultra-nationalist, her mission is to restore Japan's honor by scrapping its pacifist constitution and enacting a full-fledged military, giving the country the clout she says it deserves. "I was born as Hideki Tojo's granddaughter, and as a Japanese national....