Tadashi Maeda (admiral)

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Rear Admiral Tadashi Maeda
Tadashi Maeda
Born (1898-03-03)March 3, 1898
Kagoshima, Japan
Died December 13, 1977(1977-12-13) (aged 79)

Rear Admiral Tadashi Maeda (前田 精, Maeda Tadashi, March 3, 1898 - December 13, 1977) was a high-ranking Imperial Japanese Navy officer during the Pacific War. Maeda played an important role in Indonesian independence; he met Sukarno and Mohammad Hatta at his house in Jakarta on August 16, 1945 and his house was used for drafting the Proclamation of Indonesian Independence.


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