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Sato Bunzo

Sato commanded 58 Independent Mixed Brigade at Lingayen Gulf, Luzon, in December 1944. His troops made a desperate stand on the Irisan River gorge in front of Baguio from 16-22 April 1945 but were unable to contain the American offensive.

Service record

1939     
Colonel     
Chief, Ordnance Section, 7 Division
1939

Commander, 218 Regiment
1943

Commander, Mito Regimental District
1944-12     
Major general     
Commander, 58 Independent Mixed Brigade, Philippines


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-6-28)

Pettibone (2007)

Smith (1961; accessed 2011-5-1)



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