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Kunomura Todai

Kunomura Todai (Kunomura Momoyo) was chief of staff of 15 Army in the spring of 1943 and fully supported Mutaguchi's plans for U-Go, the offensive against Imphal. He was promoted to lieutenant general and command of 2 Guards Division at Medan on 30 August 1944.

Kunomura was legendary for his sexual prowess, and once slapped a colonel in front of an enlisted sentry for making a pass at his favorite geisha.

Service record

1938     

Chief, 3 Section, 1 Bureau, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1940
Major general     
Commander, Infantry Group, 36 Division
1941

Director, Military Academy
1943-5-26

Chief of staff, 15 Army
1944-9-22     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 2 Imperial Guards Division

References

Allen (1984)

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-29)

Pettibone (2007)



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