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Yoshimoto Teiichi (1887-1947)

Yoshitoma commanded 1 Army in central China during Operation Ko-go in the spring of 1944. He also commanded Northeastern District Army at Sendai in February 1945.

Yoshimoto committed ritual suicide at the time of the surrender rather than face trial for war crimes.

Service record

1887      

Born
1931
Colonel     
Chief, General Affairs Section, General Affairs Bureau, General Staff
1932

Military attaché, Manchukuo
1933

Commander, 68 Regiment
1936
Major general      
Commander, 21 Brigade
1937

Chief of staff, Tokyo Defense Command
1937-8-2

Chief of staff, Eastern Defense Army
1938-6-20

Chief of staff, 11 Army, China
1939-1-31     
Lieutenant general       Chief of staff, Central China Expeditionary Army
1939-11-6

Commander, 2 Division
1941-4-10     

Chief of staff, Kwantung Army
1942-8-1

Commander, 1 Army
1944-11-21     

Commander, Northeastern District Army
1945-2-1

Commander, 11 Area Army
1945

Commits suicide

References

Argus (1945-9-15; accessed 2011-7-22)

Fuller (1992)

Generals.dk (accessed 2008-2-5)

Madej (1981)

Pettibone (2007)



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