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WWII veteran who captured Japan's Tojo dies

Credited with keeping him alive after suicide attempt to face trial

(Associated Press) John J. Wilpers Jr., the last surviving member of the U.S. Army intelligence unit that captured former Japanese prime minister Hideki Tojo after World War II, has died at 93.

His son, John J. Wilpers III, told The Associated Press on Monday that his father died Thursday at an assisted living facility near his home in Garrett Park, Md.

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