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Han Teh-chin (1892-1988)

Han Teh-chin (Han Deqin) likely commanded 89 Army when war broke out in the Pacific. Dorn (1974) is scathing in his assessment, reporting that Han's 24 Army Group of 20,000 men fled before a single Japanese brigade of 6000 men divided into two columns.

Service record

1892     

Born
1930

Commander, 52 Division
1936-1-29
Major general

1936-10-5
Lieutenant general     
1938

Acting commander, 24 Army Group
1938

Commander, 33 Division
1938

Commander, 89 Army
1939

Commander, 89 Army / Chairman, Kiangsu Province
1988-8-15     

Dies

References

Ammentorp (2000; accessed 2015-11-26)

Dorn (1974)



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