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Tanaka Tsutomu

Tanaka commanded 61 Independent Infantry Group, later expanded to 61 Division, through most of the Pacific War.

Service record

1937     
Colonel     
Commander, 73 Regiment
1938

Chief of staff, 4 Division
1939
Major general     
Commander, Infantry Group, 17 Division
1941-10     

Commander, 15 Independent Mixed Brigade
1942

Commander, 61 Independent Infantry Group
1943-4     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 61 Division

References

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-4-3)

Madej (1981)

Pettibone (2007)



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