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Hitomi Yoichi

Hitomi was called out of retirement to command 135 Division in the desperate final days of the war. His division managed to hold Hualin for several days in the face of the Russian offensive in Manchuria.

Service record

1936     
Colonel     
Commander, 63 Regiment
1939
Major general    
Commander, 24 Brigade
1939

Commander, 2 Independent Mixed Brigade
1941

Retires
1945

Recalled. Commander, 1 Border Defense Unit
1945
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 135 Division

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-10-13)

Hastings (2007)



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