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Sai Toshio

Sai Toshio (Itsuki Toshio according to some Australian sources) commanded 36 Independent Mixed Brigade in the Nicobar Islands in the last year of the war. He was hanged by the British for the massacre of 83 Nicobar civilians and the deaths by mistreatment of three others.

Service record

1939   
Colonel     
Commander, 57 Regiment
1941     

Commander, Wakayama Regimental District
1943

Commander, North Chishima Garrison
1943
Major general     
Commander, Infantry Group, 2 Division
1944-2     

Commander, 36 Independent Mixed Brigade
1946

Hanged as war criminal

References

Canberra Times (1946-3-13; accessed 2011-4-1)

Generals.dk (accessed 2009-6-13)
Pettibone (2007)



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