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 Korechika Anami

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Korechika Anami

  • Birth 21 Feb 1887 Oita, Japan
  • Death 15 Aug 1945 Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
  • Burial Fuchu City, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
  • Plot 13-1-25-5
  • Memorial ID 7942840

Statesman and Army General. He was named Minister of War in April 1945 in Kantaro Suzuki's cabinet. He supported continued all-out war against the United States in a cabinet meeting held August 14, 1945, held to discuss the terms of the Potsdam Treaty declaration. After Emperor Hirohito decided to surrender, Anami committed suicide the following night, thereby thwarting an attempted coup d'etat fomented by a cadre of young officers counting on his support.

Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
  • Added: 2 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7942840
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Korechika Anami (21 Feb 1887–15 Aug 1945), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7942840, citing Tama Cemetery, Fuchu City, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .