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Shimoyama Takuma (1892-1957)

Shimoyama was commissioned in the infantry in 1913 and later went into aviation. He was a graduate of the War College and held numerous instructional and staff positions in the interwar period. He was given command of 5 Air Army at Seoul by October 194 and participated in Ichi-go.

Service record

1892-12-1     

Born
1913
Second lieutenant     

1933-4
Lieutenant colonel     
Naval Staff
1934-12-12     

Staff, 11 Division
1935-12-26

Military advisor, Manchukuo
1936-8-1
Colonel
1937-8-28

Chief, 1 Section, North China Area Army
1938-6-30

Commander, 16 Air Regiment
1939-3-9
Major general
National Aviation Laboratory
1939-8-1

Chief of staff, Special Air Group
1941-11-6
Lieutenant general     
1942-2-2

Commander, 4 Air Group
1942-4-15

Commander, 4 Air Division
1943-5-19

Commander, 2 Air Division
1943-9-11

Commander, 3 Air Division
1944-2-14     

Commander, 5 Air Army, Seoul
1947

Retires
1957-12-4     

Dies


References

Fuller (1992)

Ammentorp (accessed 2016-3-4)

Pettibone (2007)

Romanus and Sunderland (1954; accessed 2011-6-18)


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