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Hoshino Toshimoto (1892-1978)

Hoshino commanded 1 Armored Division in at Ningan, Manchuria, through most of the war. He later became commander of 50 Army at Aomori in Japan for the final homeland defense.

Service record

1892     

Born
1935
Colonel     
1 Tank Regiment
1936

Official travel in Europe
1936

Head, Research Department, Toyama Army Infantry School
1937

Commander, 5 Tank Regiment
1938

Chief, 4 Section, 2 Bureau, Inspectorate of Military Training
1938

Chief, 6 Section, 2 Bureau, Inspectorate of Military Training
1939

Head, 2 Bureau, Inspectorate of Military Training
1941

Commandant, Noncomissioned Tank Officers' School
1942-6-24
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 1 Armored Division, Manchuria
1945-6-10     

Commander, 50 Army

References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-3-22)

Pettibone (2007)



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