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Akiyama Gida (1886-1945)

Akiyama commanded 137 Division, one of the divisions hastily raised in Manchuria during the final months of the war. Akiyama apparently chose suicide over Russian captivity.

Service record

1886    
  Born
1936
Colonel     
Chief of staff, 10 Division
1937
Major general     
Commander, 6 Brigade
1938

Chief of staff, 4 Division
1939

Commander, 5 Independent Mixed Brigade
1940
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 54 Division
1945

Commander, 54 Depot Division
1945

Commander, 137 Division
1945

Commits suicide

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-12-13)


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