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Terada Seiichi (1889-1969)


Photograph of Terada Seiichi

U.S. Army. Via Wilbanks (2004)

Terada Seiichi commanded 2 Air Division in Mindanao at the time of the Allied counter invasion in 1945.

Following the Japanese surrender, he was tried and convicted of passing along an order to massacre the Allied prisoners of war on Palawan. He was sentenced to life imprisonment.

Service record

1889-2-5     

Born
1937-8-30
Lieutenant colonel      Operations officer, North China Area Army
1938-3-1
Colonel

1938-6-10

1 Section, North China Area Army
1938-12-10     

Chief, 1 Section, General Affairs Bureau, Army Aeronautical Department
1939-12-1

Commander, 65 Air Regiment
1940-12-3

Head, Training Bureau, Inspectorate-General of Military Aviation
1941-8-25
Major general     
1943-5-20

Chief of staff, 3 Air Army
1944-2-14     

Head, General Affairs Bureau, Inspectorate-general of Military Aviation
1944-8-8

Chief of staff, Training Air Army
1944-8-30     

Chief of staff, 4 Air Army
1944-10-26     
Lieutenant general     

1944-11-27     

Commander, 2 Air Division
1945-5-23

Director, Training Bureau, Inspectorate-General of Military Aviation
1945-7-6

Vice chief of staff, General Air Army
1969-3-8

Dies


References

Ammentorp (accessed 2017-2-22)

Pettibone (2007)

Rottman (2002)


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