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Yoshida Shin (1887-1965)

Yoshida commanded Kwantung Defense Army at Changchun, Manchuria, in September 1944.

Service record

1887     

Born
1929
Colonel     
General Staff
1932

Commander, 16 Cavalry Regiment
1934

Chief, Horse Administration Section, Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of War
1936

Chief, Horse Administration Section, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
1936
Major general     
Director, Cavalry School
1937

Assistant Director of Horse Administration, Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
1939

Commander, Cavalry Group
1939

Inspector of Cavalry
1941

Head, Armored Warfare Department, Ministry of War
1942-6-26     
Lieutenant general     
Commander, Mechanized Army
1943-10-30     

General Staff
1943

Commander, Kwantung Defense Army, Manchuria
1945

Retires
1965

Dies


References

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-7-19)

Pettibone (2007)



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