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Shidei Tsunamasa (1895-1945)

Shidei commanded 94 Division in the closing months of the war. He was reported to have been killed instantly in the same air accident in which Subhas Chandra Bose, leader of the Azad Hind movement, was reported killed.

Service record

1995      

Born
1934
Colonel     
Army General Staff
1935

Aide-de-camp to Hirohito
1939

Commander, 23 Regiment
1940

Instructor, War College
1940

Director, Research Department, War College
1940

Director, War College
1942

Chief of staff, 1 Area Army
1944
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 94 Division
1945

Chief of staff, Burma Area Army
1945

Vice chief of staff, Kwantung Army
1945

Killed in air accident at Formosa

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-11-19)

Hindustan Times (1997; accessed 2011-6-5)



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