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Watanabe Hiroshi (1894-?)

Watanabe was chief of staff of 3 Area Army at Tsitsihar in October 1943. In 1944 he was promoted to lieutenant general and command of 47 Division in Japan. This division was deployed to the Woosung-Hangchow area of China in September 1944 and participated in the western Hunan campaign of April-June 1945.

Service record

1894-11-14     

Born
1937-3-1
Lieutenant colonel     
Instructor, War College
1938-3-1
Colonel

1939-8-1

Chief of staff, 1 Division
1940-9-9

Deputy Chief of staff, 4 Army
1941-8-25
Major general

1941-12-1

Chief of staff, 4 Army
1942-8-1

Commander, infantry group, 12 Division
1942-11-9

Chief of staff, 2 Area Army
1943-10-20

Chief of staff, 3 Area Army
1944-10-26   
Lieutenant general     
Commander, 47 Division, China


References

Fuller (1992)

Ammentorp (2000; accessed 2015-11-26)


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