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Hojo Takichi

Hojo commanded 54 Independent Mixed Brigade from its activation in June 1944. He defended Zamboanga from the American 41 Division during the second Philippine Campaign, 10 May 1945, but was driven into the hills. Only 1385 of his men survived the guerrillas.

Service record

1938     
Lieutenant Colonel     
Commander, 10 Independent Battalion
1939
Colonel     
Commander, 20 Regiment
1941

Chief, Ordnance Section, Kwantung Defense Army
1941-10-21     
Major general     
Commander, Infantry Group, Imperial Guards Division
1943

Commander, Infantry Group, 2 Imperial Guards Division
1944-6     
Lieutenant general
Commander, 54 Independent Mixed Brigade


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.de (accessed 2007-11-30)

Pettibone (2007)

Rottman (2002)



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