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Sakamoto commanded 39 Independent Mixed Brigade from its activation in New Britain in July 1944. His son Tsutomu died in a military hospital sometime in 1944.
Following the Japanese surrender, Sakamoto was turned over to British authorities by the Australians on suspicion of mistreatment of British prisoners of war at Rabaul.
||Commander, 53 Regiment
||Head, Monji Naval Transport
||Army Transportation Headquarters
||Commander, 44 Anchoring Base
||Commander, 2 Naval Transport Area
||Commander, 4 Naval Transport
||Commander, 40 Independent Mixed
||Commander, 39 Independent Mixed
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