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Akashika Tsutomu (1888-1958)

Akashika Tsutomu (a.k.a. Akashita Tsutomu, Akashika Richi, Akijika Tadashi) commanded 13 Independent Mixed Brigade in China when war broke out. He commanded 13 Division under 11 Army in western Hupei, China, in April 1943. He had a narrow escape on 7 June 1943, when elements of 6 Provisional Division raided his headquarters.  His division later participated in the Ichi-Go offensive in 1944, fighting at Changsha and Kweilin.

Service record

1888     

Born
1941
Major general     
Commander, infantry group, 15 Division
1941

Commander, 13 Independent Mixed Brigade
1942-8-17     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 13 Division, China
1943

Severely wounded
1945-1

Commander, 122 Division, China
1958

Dies

References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2007-12-24)

Pettibone (2007)

Wen (1971)



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