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Kitamura Katsuzo (?-1947)

Kitamura commanded 50 Independent Mixed Brigade at Woleai in June 1944. He committed suicide on the second anniversary of the surrender after apologizing to all the families of men who perished under his command during the war.

Service record

1944-6     
Major general     
Commander, 50 Independent Mixed Brigade
1947

Commits suicide


References

Fuller (1992)

Madej (1981)

Peattie (1992; accessed 2011-8-6)


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