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Okazaki Seisaburo (1893-1979)

Okazaki commanded 2 Division in the Philippines in February-November 1943. At this time the division was recovering from near-destruction at Guadalcanal. The division was sent to Singapore in November 1943 and to Rangoon under 28 Army in January 1944. It moved out to Lashio in May 1944, but was forced back to Thagaya in central Burma in November.

Service record

1893     

Born
1935
Colonel     
3 Imperial Guards Regiment
1936

59 Regiment
1937

Chief of staff, 4 Depot Division
1937

Commander, 2 China Garrison Regiment
1939

Director, Research Department, Toyama Army Infantry School
1939
Major general     
Director, Toyama Army Infantry School
1940

Head, 1 Bureau, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1941

Head, General Affairs Bureau, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1941

Chief of staff, 16 Army
1943
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 2 Division
1945

Comptroller, Kinki Military Stores Department
1945

Chief of staff, 2 General Army
1946

Retires
1948

Arrested on suspicion of war crimes
1972

Dies


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-6-19)



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