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Asano Torashiro (1894-1973)

An artillery specialist, Asano commanded 308 Division, one of the divisions hastily raised in the desperate last months of the war.

Service record

1894    

Born
1936
Colonel
Resident officer, Technical Headquarters, United States
1939

Staff, Kwantung Army
1939

Commander, 20 Heavy Field Artillery Regiment
1940

Army Technical Headquarters
1941
     
Director, Army Ordnance School
1942

Chief, Ordnance Section, 1 Army
1943

Chief, Ordnance Section, North China Area Army
1944

Chief, Ordnance Section, China Expeditionary Army
1945

Infantry School
1945-6-1     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 308 Division
1973

Dies

References

Axis History Factbook (accessed 2012-4-18)
Generals.dk (accessed 2012-4-18)

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