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Akinaga Tsutomu (1893-1978)

Akinaga Tsutomu was chief of staff of 17 Army on Bougainville in September 1943. He became commander of 6 Division in February 1945. He was reputed to be a strict disciplinarian but poor divisional commander, having spent most of his career in staff assignments.

Service record

1893     

Born
1937

Chief of maneuvers section, 6 Division
1938
Colonel     
Commander, 75 Regiment
1940

Chief of staff, 13 Division
1942
Major general     
Commander, infantry group, 57 Division
1943-5-11
Lieutenant general      Chief of staff, 17 Army
1945-2

Commander, 6 Division
1978     

Dies

References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2007-12-24)

Pettibone (2007)



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