Emperor Hirohito blamed for war crimes and regrets it

Japanese Emperor Hirohito said during the years prior to his death that he wanted to die as soon as possible; only experiencing more sad events. Also, he was blamed for his role in the war.   The late chamberlain to the Emperor, Shinobu Kobayashi, revealed the aging emperor’s diary that he was haunted by talk of his wartime responsibility following the Sino-Japanese War and World War II.   [caption id="attachment_150301" align="aligncenter" width="650"] Photo credit to: https://www.theguardian.com[/caption]   The diary chronicle’s the emperor's interjections he made to Kobayashi, who was 22 years younger, while Kobayashi was on duty at the emperor's residence in Tokyo. The Imperial Household... Register/Login

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