Every once in a while, in the course of wading through the effluvia, I come across a news article or news fragment that truly astonishes.
I would have never guessed, for example, that Togo Shigemori, the former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Class A War Criminal, though born in Japan, was ethnically Korean.
The story of the Togo family was already very interesting. To have the founder turn out to have been of Korean stock (assuming the Russian academic author knows what he is talking about) makes them all the more fascinating.
A tip of the hat to Japan Probe.
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