IJA divisional chiefs of staff

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Peter H
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Post by Peter H » 02 Oct 2007 06:56

Someone has attempted to list Divisional commanders here:

http://web.genealogie.free.fr/Les_milit ... isions.htm

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Post by Robert Brockmeier » 02 Oct 2007 18:41

Thank you. I guess the lack of available historical records makes this list very difficult to compile, particularly the divisions formed late in the war to counter the proposed homeland invasion. I suppose the same can be said for the Independent Mixed Brigades. Again, thanks.
V/R Robert Brockmeier

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revised edition

Post by Lt.Amuro » 04 Oct 2007 05:32

1st Imperial Guards Division:
Colonel Sanjushi Nanba -> Colonel Satoshi Nanba

Colonel Isho Mizutani -> Colonel Kazuo Mizutani

1st Division:
Colonel Otoko Maiden -> Colonel Deno Mai

2nd Division:
Colonel Onwa Tamika -> Colonel Harukazu Tamaki

17th Division:
Colonel Kaoru Motorizumi -> Colonel Kaoru Motoizumi

23rd Division:
Colonel Toshimitsu Takatsu: 1 Aug 1942 - 10 Oct 1943
Lt Colonel Zenkuro Yamatsu 15 Oct 1943 - 1 Mar 1944
Colonel Hiroshi Yoshikawa -> Colonel Hiroshi Furukawa


31st Division:
Colonel Takero Chokyu -> Colonel Takeo Nagahisa

68th Division:
Colonel Teizaburo Harada 15 Mar 1943 - 1 July 1944
Colonel Ryoichi Yamamoto 1 July 19444 - till the end of the war

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Post by Lt.Amuro » 08 Oct 2007 02:22

1st Anti-Aircraft Division:
Colonel Sueo Saito 26 Dec 1944 - till the end of the war

2nd Anti-Aircraft Division
vacant

3rd Anti-Aircraft Division
vacant

4th Anti-Aircraft Division
Lt Colonel Seitaro Terao 5 May 1945 - till the end of the war

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Post by Joan Pinyol » 13 Oct 2007 06:58

Thanks a lot Mr. Amuro.

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