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Nemoto Hiroshi (1891-1966)


Photograph of Nemoto Hiroshi

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Nemoto commanded 24 Division in Manchuria when war broke out in the Pacific. He commanded Mongolia Garrison Army under North China Area Army at the time of the surrender. He assumed command of North China Area Army itself just as the war was ending.

Service record

1891    

Born
1932
Colonel     
General Staff
1934

Head, Army Press Relations Branch, Ministry of War
1936

Commander, 27 Regiment
1937

North China Area Army
1938

Head, Special Agency, North China Area Army
1938
Major general
Vice chief of staff, North China Area Army
1939

Deputy head, North China Coordination Bureau, Asia Development Board
1939

General Staff
1939-12-1

Chief of staff, 21 Army
1940-2-10
Lieutenant general      Chief of staff, South China Area Army
1941-3-1

Commander, 24 Division, Manchuria
1944-2-7

Commander, 3 Army
1944-11-22     

Commander, Mongolia Garrison Army
1945-8-19     

Commander, North China Area Army

References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-5-12)
Pettibone (2007)



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