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Izeki Mitsuru (1888-1956)

Izeki commanded 36 Division in northern China when war broke out in the Pacific. Retiring in 1943, he was recalled shortly thereafter and commanded 134 Division in the desperate final months of the war.

Service record

1888     

Born
1933
Colonel     
Commander, 1 Independent Mountain Artillery Regiment
1935

Chief, 3 Section (Defense), 1 Bureau, General Staff
1936
Major general      Chief, 4 Section (Defense), 1 Bureau, General Staff
1937

Commander, 3 Heavy Field Artillery Brigade
1939

Commandant, Army Field Artillery School
1940
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 36 Division
1943

General Staff
1943

Retires
1943

Recalled to active duty; Commander, 52 Depot Division
1945

Commander, 134 Division
1956

Dies

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-7)

Pettibone (2007)


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