Emperor Hirohito's memoir bought by Japan surgeon criticized for praising Nazis

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www.reuters.com—TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese cosmetic surgeon criticized for praising Nazis and playing down Japan's wartime atrocities won an auction for a memoir by Emperor Hirohito that chronicles the nation's slide into World War Two, paying $275,000 for the document.

Emperor Hirohito's memoir bought by Japan surgeon criticized for praising Nazis. TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese cosmetic surgeon criticized for praising Nazis and playing down Japan's wartime atrocities won an auction for a memoir by Emperor Hirohito that chronicles the nation's slide into World War Two, paying $275,000 for the document.