Japanese soldier whose war lasted until 1974 dies aged 91

Japanese soldier whose war lasted until 1974 dies aged 91

Hiroo Onoda | The Japan Times

Hiroo Onoda

Hiroo Onoda | The Japan Times

Long war: Hiroo Onoda surrenders on Lubang Island, the Philippines, in 1974 after WII. Died age 91 Tokyo.

Long war: Hiroo Onoda, World War II Japanese soldier, at last surrenders on Lubang Island, the Philippines, in

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0309&s=740309 #WWII

09 Mar After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander.

Hiroo Onoda, the last Japanese soldier to surrender after the second world war – in pictures

Hiroo Onoda, the last Japanese soldier to surrender after the second world war – in pictures

Die Japanese soldier who fought 30 years after the surrender. Onoda, left, with her ​​uniform of the Imperial Army in after its surrender.

Hiroo Onoda in 2007. The last WWII soldier who didn't surrender until 1974.

Hiroo Onoda

A Japanese Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After the Japanese Surrendered, Because He Didn’t Know

A Japanese Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After the Japanese Surrendered, Because He Didn’t Know

小野田寛郎さん Onoda Hiroo, A Japanese Soldier Who Continued Fighting WWII 29 Years After the Japanese Surrendered, Because He Didn’t Know

Hiroo Onoda (小野田 寛郎 Onoda Hiroo?, born March 19, 1922) is a former Imperial Japanese Army intelligence officer who fought in World War II and did not surrender in 1945. In 1974 his former commander traveled from Japan to personally issue orders relieving him from duty. Onoda had spent almost 30 years holding out in the Philippines. He held the rank of Second Lieutenant in the Imperial Japanese Army.

Norio Suzuki with Hiroo Onoda, the day Suzuki found Onoda. * Hiroo Onoda - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Death Summary: Hiroo Onoda died of heart failure at St. Luke's International Hospital in Tokyo due to complications from pneumonia. He was 9...

Hiroo Onoda, who held out from December 1944 until March 1974 on Lubang Island in the Philippines with Akatsu, Shimada and Kozuka, was relieved of duty by his former commanding officer in March 1974

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander.

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander.

Hiroo Onoda

Hiroo Onoda

The last WWII soldier: didn't surrender until 1974! I remember reading about this in People magazine. His mom was still alive at the time and the photo of she and him were enough to make you cry.

Hiroo Onoda, who spent 27 years fighting WWII after the conflict had ended. A very interesting article about this incredible person.

In March of 1974, some 29 years after the official end of World War II, Hiroo Onoda, a former Japanese Army intelligence officer, walks out of the jungle of Lubang Island in the Philippines

In March of some 29 years after the official end of World War II, Hiroo Onoda, a former Japanese Army intelligence officer, walks out of the jungle of Lubang Island in the Philippines

Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who hid in Philippine jungle for 29 years, dies at 91 - The Washington Post

Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who hid in Philippine jungle for 29 years, dies at 91

Hiroo Onoda, the last Japanese imperial soldier to emerge from hiding in a jungle in the Philippines and surrender, 29 years after the end of World War II, has died.

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander.

09 Mar 74: After nearly thirty years of hiding in the mountains in the Philippines, 2nd Lt Hiroo Onoda, the second to the last Japanese holdout, finally surrenders after he is personally issued orders relieving him of duty by his former commander.

Remembering Hiroo Onoda: Japanese Soldier who Fought WWII for 29 Years After It Ended! - http://www.warhistoryonline.com/war-articles/hiroo-onoda-japanese-soldier-who-fought-wwii-for-29-years-after-it-ended.html

April 2015 - Remembering Hiroo Onoda: Japanese Soldier who Fought WWII for 29 Years After It Ended!

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