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Chen Wan-jen (1889-1962)

Chen Wan-jen (Chen Wanren) commanded 21 Army when war broke out in the Pacific War.

Service record

1885     

Born
1927
Colonel
Commander, 9 Brigade
1932

Commander, 5 Division
1935

Commander, 3 Division
1936-2-26     
Major general     

1936-10-29
Lieutenant general     
1937-8

Commander, 148 Division
1938-3

Deputy commander, 23 Army
1938-9

Commander, 23 Army
1939-2

Commander, 21 Army
1942-1

Deputy commander, 23 Army Group
1945

Retires
1949-11

Deputy commander, 1 Southwest Group, Guerrilla General Headquarters
1949-12-28     

Defects to Chinese Communists
1962

Dies

References

Ammentorp (2000; accessed 2014-11-26)

Hsu and Chang (1971)


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