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Shina Masatake (-1955)

Shina (Shiina Masatake) commanded 20 Depot Division in Korea in September 1944 and was later given command of 124 Division under 5 Army. His division guarded the approaches to Mutanchiang. When the Russians rolled over the border on 9 August 1945, his division was shattered by 1 Red Banner Army almost at once.

Service record

1937-12-8     
Colonel     
Chief of staff, 5 Army
1941

Commander, Artillery, Western District Army
1944
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 20 Depot Division, Korea
1945

Commander, 124 Division, Mutanchiang
1945

Prisoner of war, Russia
1955

Dies in prison camp


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-7-2)

Pettibone (2007)



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