Iva Toguri D'Aquino 2006 Deaths

Iva Toguri D'Aquino

Age: 94

Japanese-American woman who returned to Japan in 1941 to care for a sick relative and got stranded there after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. She went to work as an announcer and DJ for Radio Tokyo, playing American music during the station's propaganda broadcasts. She became known as “Tokyo Rose.” The U.S. military questioned her loyalties, and she was arrested in Japan by U.S. military occupation officials. D'Aquino was later arrested and convicted of treason. She served six years in jail. President Ford pardoned her in 1977.

Died: Chicago, Sept. 26, 2006

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