Hong Sa-ik

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Hong Sa-ik (hangul: 홍사익, hanja: 洪思翊, born February 2, 1887 – September 26, 1946) was a military general of Japan from Korea.

In September, 1905 he entered into the Korean empire military school and graduated in September 1909. He joined the Japanese military. In 1910 until 1936s he was army service and promotion general of Japanese armies. In 1940, he was appointed to China Nanjing and in 1944 he was appoint to Philippines.

In August 1945, Japan was defeated by the US army and coalition forces. He was arrested by the USA army. Before Japanese got defeated, he tried escaping. On September 26, 1946, he was sentenced to death by firing squads in company of other Japanese generals.

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  • 山本七平『洪思翊中将の処刑』(文藝春秋、1986年)
  • 山本七平『洪思翊中将の処刑』上、下(筑摩書房ちくま文庫、2006年)、上 ISBN 4-480-42269-2、下 ISBN 4-480-42270-6
  • 長野為義『李朝の武人と桜花 日韓史の中の洪思翊中将』(角川書店、1992年) ISBN 4-04-893015-X
  • 名越二荒之助『日韓共鳴二千年史 これを読めば韓国も日本も好きになる』(明成社、2002年) ISBN 4-944219-11-3