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Onoda, Hiroo

LC control no.n 50001904
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingOnoda, Hiroo
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Variant(s)小野田寬郎
Biography/History noteOnoda Hiroo was a former Japanese army officer who after World War II hid in the Philippines, was found in 1974 and returned to Japan.
LocatedJapan Brazil
Philippines
Birth date1922
Death date20140116
Place of deathTokyo (Japan)
Profession or occupationSoldiers Intelligence officers Farm managers Teachers
Special noteMachine-derived non-Latin script reference project.
Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.
Found inSuzuki, N. Daihōrō, 1974.
His Waga kaisō no Rubangutō, 1988: t.p. (Onoda Hiroo) colophon (r; b. 1922)
El país WWW site, Jan. 17, 2014 (Japanese former Lt. Hiroo Onoda; d. Thursday [Jan. 16, 2014], Tokyo, at 91; sent to the Philippine island of Lubang in 1944 as intelligence officer; lived hidden in the jungle there for three decades not knowing that World War II had ended, until his unexpected appearance in 1974; a year after his return to Japan he moved to Brazil where he managed a farm; in 1989, back in Japan again, he established a traveling camp for youth in which he taught courses on living in nature)
Associated languagejpn