|Days of Infamy |
POD: March, 1941;
Relevant POD: December 7, 1941
|Type of Appearance:||Direct|
|Military Branch:||Imperial Japanese Army|
(World War II)
|Political Office(s):||Military Governor of Wahiawa|
Hirabayashi was a major in the Imperial Japanese Army. He was the military governor of Wahiawa, Hawaii after the city fell in December 1941. He imposed strict rules of occupation, and dragooned the citizens into gardening to provide food for the army and the civilians.