Hiroshi Ōshima, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Hiroshi Ōshima

Japanese general

Date of Birth: 19-Apr-1886

Place of Birth: Iwamura, Gifu, Japan

Date of Death: 06-Jun-1975

Profession: military personnel, politician, diplomat

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About Hiroshi Ōshima

  • Baron Hiroshi Oshima (?? ?, Oshima Hiroshi, April 19, 1886 – June 6, 1975) was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, Japanese ambassador to Germany before and during World War II and (unwittingly) a major source of communications intelligence for the Allies.
  • His role was perhaps best summed up by General George C.
  • Marshall, who identified Oshima as "our main basis of information regarding Hitler's intentions in Europe".
  • After World War II, he was convicted of war crimes and sentenced to life imprisonment, but he was paroled in 1955.

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