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Nagano Yuichiro

Nagano commanded 37 Division under 1 Army in Shansi province, China, at the start of hostilities. His division fought in the Changsha and Kweilin area in early 1945.

Nagano was in command of 16 Army in Java at the time of the general surrender. He was accused of handing over Japanese arms and equipment to Indonesian nationalists.

Service record

1937     
Colonel     
Commander, 11 Regiment
1941
Major general     
Commander, 3 Independent Mixed Brigade
1941-11
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 37 Division
1945-4-7     

Commander, 16 Army

References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-7)

Pettibone (2007)



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