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Hamamoto Kisaburo

Hamamoto commanded Northern District Army at the time war broke out in the Pacific. Retiring soon thereafter, he was recalled to active duty commanding a divisional district in the final desperate months of the war.

Service record

1930     
Colonel     
Instructor, Toyama Army Infantry School
1931

Commander, 16 Regiment
1932

Commandant of Cadets, Military Academy
1933

Chief of staff, 7 Division
1935
Major general     
Commander, 18 Brigade
1935

Commandant, Kumamoto Army Training School
1938

Commander, 3 Independent Garrison Unit
1940
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 104 Division
1940-12-2     

Commander, Northern District Army
1942-8-1

Retires
1945

Recalled to active duty. Commander, Kyoto Divisional District

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-4)



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