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Matsui Takuro (1887-1969)


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Matsui commanded 5 Division at the outbreak of war. His division spearheaded the conquest of Malaya and Singapore. By the end of the war he was in command of 13 Army in the lower Yangtze River valley.

Service record

1887     

Born
1931
Colonel     
Chief, Policy Section, Kwantung Army
1932

Commander, Osaka Regimental Area
1935

Commander, 12 Independent Regiment
1938
Major general     
Commander, 1 Imperial Guards Brigade
1939

Chief military advisor, Manchukuo
1940-3-9     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 5 Division
1942-5

Chief military advisor, Nanking
1943-3-18     

Chief of staff, China Expeditionary Army
1945-2-1

Commander, 13 Army, China


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-8)

Pettibone (2007)



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