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Yamada Kunitaro

Yamada served as chief of staff of Thailand Garrison Army and military attaché to Thailand from 21 January 1943. He commanded 48 Division under 16 Army at Timor in November 1944. Following the Japanese surrender, he was charged with murder, but was acquitted.

Service record

1934     
Colonel      
Instructor, War College
1937

Chief, Intelligence Section, 2 Army
1937-10-5     

Chief, Military Administration Section,  Military Administration Bureau, War Ministry
1939

Chief, Defense Section, Military Administration Bureau, War Ministry
1939

Commander, 5 Tank Battalion
1939

Head, Tank Training, Noncommissioned Officers' School
1940
Major general     
Director, Noncommissioned Officers' School
1941

Armored Warfare Department, Ministry of War
1941

Commander, 1 Tank Group
1942

Commander, 2 Tank Brigade
1943-1-21

Chief of staff, Thailand Garrison Army
1944-11-22
Lieutenant general      
Commander, 48 Division, Timor

References

Australian War Memorial (accessed 2011-8-1)

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-7-19)

Pettibone (2007)



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