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'''Mamoru Shigemetsu''' was the final [[Foreign Minister of Japan]] during [[World War Two in the Pacific]], who signed the [[Surrender of Japan|Instrument of Surrender]]. Generally considered opposed to the war, he still received a war crimes sentence from the [[International Military Tribunal for the Far East]], but was rehabilitated and again was Foreign Minister in 1955. <ref>{{citation
 
'''Mamoru Shigemetsu''' was the final [[Foreign Minister of Japan]] during [[World War Two in the Pacific]], who signed the [[Surrender of Japan|Instrument of Surrender]]. Generally considered opposed to the war, he still received a war crimes sentence from the [[International Military Tribunal for the Far East]], but was rehabilitated and again was Foreign Minister in 1955. <ref>{{citation
 
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Mamoru Shigemetsu was the final Foreign Minister of Japan during World War Two in the Pacific, who signed the Instrument of Surrender. Generally considered opposed to the war, he still received a war crimes sentence from the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, but was rehabilitated and again was Foreign Minister in 1955. [1]

Prewar

WWII

Immediate postwar

Later role

References

  1. "National Affairs: Ten Years After", Time, 5 September 1955