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Japanese Reinforcements, 1945

Unit
Commander
Start
Administrative
Assignment
Operational
Assignment
Notes
13 Air Division
Yoshida Kihachiro
Activated 1945 (China)
Army General Staff

52 Air Division
Sanchu Hanmo
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

53 Depot Division
Inamura Toyojiro
Activated 1945 (Kyoto)
General Defense Command

Supporting at least 4 divisions and 2 brigades by the end of the war.
75 Independent Mixed Brigade
Tasaka Yasohachi
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

76 Independent Mixed Brigade
Ogawa Yasuzaburo
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

77 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kuwata Teizo
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

78 Independent Mixed Brigade
Onitake Goichi
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

79 Independent Mixed Brigade
Okabe Toru
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

80 Independent Mixed Brigade
Nomura Minoru
Activated 1945 (Tsitsihar)
4 Army

81 Independent Mixed Brigade
Senda Seiju
Activated 1945
20 Army


83 Independent Mixed Brigade
Tashio Taizo
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

84 Independent Mixed Brigade
Nakao Koroku
Activated 1945
6 Army

85 Independent Mixed Brigade
Matsui Setsu
Activated 1945
11 Army



86 Independent Mixed Brigade
Ueno Genkichi
Activated 1945 (Shaoyang)
20 Army



87 Independent Mixed Brigade
Koyama Yoshimi
Activated 1945 (China)
20 Army



88 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kaito Kiyoshi
Activated 1945
11 Army



89 Independent Mixed Brigade
Nashioka Hisao
Activated 1945 (east China)
13 Army

91 Independent Mixed Brigade
Uno Takachi
Activated 1945
China Expeditionary Army



96 Independent Mixed Brigade
Tamika Onwa
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

97 Independent Mixed Brigade
Negeshi Yon
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

100 Independent Mixed Brigade
Murata Sadao
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

101 Independent Mixed Brigade
Katsura Asihiko
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

103 Independent Mixed Brigade
Tajima Masao
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

112 Independent Mixed Brigade
Aoki Seisho
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

113 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kamekawa Yoshio
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

114 Independent Mixed Brigade
Yanese Makoto
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

116 Independent Mixed Brigade
Iwane Sumio
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

117 Independent Mixed Brigade
Hirazukara Masakichi
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

119 Independent Mixed Brigade
Ito Setsu
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

121 Independent Mixed Brigade
Yokoi Tadamichi
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

123 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kanaoka Masatada
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

124 Independent Mixed Brigade
Ishii Shin
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

127 Independent Mixed Brigade
Sakai Takashi
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

129 Independent Mixed Brigade
Niho Susumu
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

130 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kuwada Teizo
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

131 Independent Mixed Brigade
Ube Shio
Activated 1945 (Manchuria)
Army General Staff

134 Independent Mixed Brigade
Goto Toshio
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

135 Independent Mixed Brigade
Hamada Juyukijo
Activated 1945 (Manchuria)
Army General Staff

136 Independent Mixed Brigade
Tsuchiya Naojiro
Activated 1945 (Manchuria)
Army General Staff

8 Independent Tank Brigade
Toyama Hiromichi
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

4 Amphibious Brigade
Uchida Tatsuo
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

26 Air Brigade
Takashina Satoshi
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

3 Amphibious Brigade
Kurahashi Sho
Activated 1945
Army General Staff

2 Guard Force

Activated 1945 (Brunei?)
Navy General Staff

33 Guard Force

Activated 1945 (Mindanao)?
Navy General Staff

36 Guard Force

Activated 1945 (Cebu)?
33 Special Base Force


Osaka Area Command
Aoki Seiichi




PB Mokuto

Completed early 1945 (Hitachi-Sakurajima)       Navy General Staff
History. Mined 1945-4-4 in the Shimonoseki Straits
98 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kurosu Gennosuke
Activated 1945
16 Area Army


107 Independent Mixed Brigade
Futami Akisaburo
Activated 1945
16 Area Army

118 Independent Mixed Brigade
Uchiyama Takamichi
Activated 1945
16 Area Army

122 Independent Mixed Brigade
Taniguchi Motojiro
Activated 1945
16 Area Army

125 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kurahashi Sho
Activated 1945
16 Area Army

126 Independent Mixed Brigade

Activated 1945
16 Area Army

25 Independent Mixed Regiment

Activated 1945
Army General Staff

14 Border Guard Brigade

Activated 1945
5 Army

15 Border Guards Brigade

Activated 1945
5 Army

13 Guard Force

Activated 1945 (Rangoon)
Southwest Area Fleet


102 Escort Squadron
Hamada Kiyoshi
Activated 1945-1
Navy General Staff

103 Escort Squadron
Hisamune Yonejiro
Activated 1945-1
Navy General Staff

901 Air Group
Horiuchi Shigetada
Activated 1945-1
Navy General Staff

AK Taikyu Maru

Completed 1945-1-5
Navy General Staff

SS I-401
Completed 1945-1-8 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
40 Army
Nakazawa Mitsuo
Activated 1945-1-8 (Ijuin: 130.40E 31.62N)
General Defense Command
Comprised of 77 Division.
AK Hisakawa Maru

Completed 1945-1-9
Navy General Staff
Sunk by aircraft 1945-1-9 off Takao
AK Enpo Maru

Completed 1945-1-11
Navy General Staff
Sunk by aircraft 1945-8-9 at Najin, Korea
MAC Otakisan Maru
Launched 1945-1-14 (Kobe) Navy General Staff
Mined when 70% complete near Kobe
AO Yamanami Maru

Completed 1945-1-15
Navy General Staff
Converted to dry cargo 1945-3-10
LSD Settsu Maru

Completed 1945-1-15 (Hitachi-Inoshima)      Navy General Staff

LSD Hyuga Maru

Completed 1945-1-15 (Hitachi-Inoshima)      Navy General Staff
Mined and run aground 1945-5-30 near Hakata
121 Division
Masai Yoshihito
Activated 1945-1-16 (Korea)
Korea Army

Special wartime division. Composed of 262, 263, and 264 Regiments.
122 Division
Akashika Tsutomu
Activated 1945-1-16 (Manchuria)
1 Area Army

Formed from border guard units. Special wartime division, Composed of 265, 266, and 267 Regiments.
123 Division
Kitazawa Teijiro
Activated 1945-1-16 (Manchuria) 4 Army
Formed from border guard units. Special wartime division, Composed of 268, 269, and 1270 Regiments.
124 Division
Shina Masatake
Activated 1945-1-16 (Manchuria) 5 Army

Formed from border guard units. Special wartime division. Composed of 271, 272, and 273 Regiments.
125 Division
Imari Tatsuo
Activated 1945-1-16 (Manchuria) 3 Area Army

Formed from border guard units. Special wartime division, Composed of 274, 275, and 276 Regiments.
126 Division
Nomizo Nihiko
Activated 1945-1-16 (Manchuria) 5 Army

Formed from border guard units. Special wartime division.  Composed of 277, 278, and 279 Regiments
127 Division
Koga Ryutaro
Activated 1945-1-16 (Manchuria) 3 Army
Formed from border guard units. Special wartime division. Composed of 280, 281, and 282 Regiments.
128 Division
Mizuhara Yoshishige
Activated 1945-1-16 (Manchuria) 3 Army
Formed from border guard units. Special wartime division, Composed of 283, 284, and 285 Regiments.
PB Aguni
Completed 1945-1-17 (Tsurumi) Navy General Staff
History.
DE Yanagi

Completed 1945-1-18 (Osaka) Navy General Staff
History.
AK Meisei Maru

Completed 1945-1-18
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-6-1 near Shimonoseki
AO Daiha Maru #1

Completed 1945-1-19
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-7-23 off Karatsu, Japan
AK Daiai Maru

Completed 1945-1-22
Navy General Staff
Torpedoed 1945-3-10 off Kamaishi
PB Inagi
Completed 1945-1-26 (Mitsui-Tamano) Navy General Staff
History. Sunk by aircraft 1945-8-9 at Hachinohe
SS I-351

Completed 1945-1-28 (Kure)      

Navy General Staff
History. Torpedoed 1945-7-14 near 110E 4.5N by Bluefish
DD Yoizuki
Completed 1945-1-31 (Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
Iwo Jima Guard Force

Activated <1945-2 (Iwo Jima) Navy General Staff

Okinawa Base Force

Activated <1945-2 (Naha)
Navy General Staff

17 Independent Mixed Regiment

Activated <1945-2 (Chichi Jima) Army General Staff

204 Naval Construction Battalion

Activated <1945-2 Navy General Staff
Deployed to Iwo Jima and destroyed there
MAC Shimane Maru

Completed 1945-2 (Kobe)       Navy General Staff
Sunk by aircraft 1945-7-24 near Takamatsu
11 Area Army
Yoshitomo Teiichi
Activated 1945-2-1 (Sendai)
Army General Staff
Comprised of Northeastern District Army and 40 Army.
12 Area Army
Fujie Keisuke Activated 1945-2-1 (Tokyo) Army General Staff
Comprised of 34, 36, 51, 52, 53, and Eastern District Armies
15 Area Army
Kawabe Masakazu
Activated 1945-2-1 (Osaka) General Defense Command
Comprised of 55, 59, and Central District Armies.
16 Area Army
Nishihara Kanji
Activated 1945-2-1 (Fukuoka) General Defense Command
Comprised of 40, 5657, and Western District Armies and 25 and 57 Divisions and 4 Independent Mixed Brigade.
Northeastern District Army
Yoshimoto Teiichi
Activated 1945-2-1
General Defense Command
Also known as Tohoku District Army
17 Area Army
Itagaki Seishiro
Activated 1945-2-1 (Korea)
General Defense Command

Comprised of 58 and Korea District Armies
131 Division

Activated 1945-2-1 (China) 23 Army
Type C division. Composed of 95 and 96 Brigades.
132 Division
Yanagawa Yasushi
Activated 1945-2-1 (China) 11 Army

Type C division. Composed of 97 and 98 Brigades.
133 Division
Noji Kahei
Activated 1945-2-1 (Hangchow) 13 Army
Type C division consisting of 99 and 100 Brigades.
SS I-201

Completed 1945-2-2 (Kure)      

Navy General Staff
History.
SSA Ha-103
Completed 1945-2-3 (Mitsubishi-Kobe)       Navy General Staff
History.
AK Abukumagawa Maru

Completed 1945-2-5    
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-6-1 off Tokushima
205 Air Group

Activated 1945-2-5
1 Air Fleet

144 carrier fighters
312 Air Group

Activated 1945-2-5
1 Naval District

Did not see combat before end of hostilities. Was to be equipped with J8M Shusui, the Japanese equivalent of the German Komet rocket-propelled fighter.
AK Edamitsu Maru

Completed 1945-2-6
Navy General Staff
Sunk by aircraft 1945-8-9 at Najin, Korea
AK Shinyo Maru

Completed 1945-2-6
Navy General Staff

79 Division
Ota Sadaaki
Activated 1945-2-6 (Manchuria)
3 Army

Special wartime division. Composed of 289, 290, and 291 Regiments.
96 Division
Iinuma Mamoru
Activated 1945-2-6
58 Army

Special wartime division. Composed of 292, 293, and 294 Regiments.
SSA Ha-107
Completed 1945-2-7 (Kawasaki-Tanagawa)
Navy General Staff
History.
PB Uku
Completed 1945-2-8 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
LS T-17

Completed 1945-2-8
Navy General Staff
Sunk 1945-4-2 off Amami Oshima
89 Division
Ogawa Gonnosuke
Activated 1945-2-8 (Etorofu) 5 Area Army


Type C division. Composed of 43 and 69 Brigades
AK Daizui Maru

Completed 1945-2-9
Navy General Staff

5 Air Fleet
Ugaki Matome
Activated 1945-2-10 (Japan)
Navy General Staff

1 Special Attack Squadron
Obayashi Sueo
Activated 1945-2-11
Navy General Staff

LS T-18

Completed 1945-2-12
Navy General Staff
Missing from 1945-3-18 off Kyushu
SS I-202
Completed 1945-2-12 (Kure)       Navy General Staff
History.
AK Hayahi Maru

Completed 1945-2-14
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-7-13 near Shimonoseki
AO Seiko Maru

Completed 1945-2-15
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-8-19 near Nanao, Japan
88 Division
Mineki Toichiro
Activated 1945-2-15 (Toyohara: 142.73E 46.97N)
5 Area Army

Special wartime division. Composed of 25, 125, and 306 Regiments.
SSA Ha-105
Completed 1945-2-19 (Mitsubishi-Kobe)       Navy General Staff
History.
AK Yamaji Maru

Completed 1945-2-20
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-7-2 near Tokushima, Japan
AK Shozan Maru

Completed 1945-2-20
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-5-26 near Ube, Japan
PB Habushi

Completed 1945-2-20 (Mitsui-Tamano) Navy General Staff
History.
82 Independent Mixed Brigade
Sakuraba Shiro
Activated 1945-2-20
Army General Staff

AO Yahiko Maru

Completed 1945-2-24
Navy General Staff

PB Chikubu

Completed 1945-2-26 (Uraga-Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
AK Daikai Maru #1

Completed 1945-2-27     
Navy General Staff

PB Sakito
Completed 1945-2-28 (Hitachi-Sakurajima)       Navy General Staff
History.
140 Division
Mononobe Choho Activated 1945-2-28 (Fujisawa) 12 Area Army
Coast division. Composed of 401, 402, 403, and 404 Regiments.
144 Division
Takano Naomitsu
Activated 1945-2-28 (Wakayama: 135.09E 34.09N) 15 Area Army

Coast division composed of 413, 414, 415, and 416 Regiments.
145 Division
Ohara Kazuaki
Activated 1945-2-28 (Ashiya: 130.67E 33.88N) 16 Area Army

Coast division. Composed of 417, 418, 419, and 420 Regiments.
146 Division
Tsuboshima Fumio
Activated 1945-2-28 (southern Satsuma Peninsula) 40 Army

Coast division. Composed of 421, 422, 423, and 424 Regiments.
147 Division
Ishikawa Kozaburo
Activated 1945-2-28 (Ichinomiya: 139.38E 35.37N) 12 Area Army
Coast division. Composed of 425, 426, 427, and 428 Regiments.
150 Division
Mishima Giichiro
Activated 1945-2-28 (south Korea) 17 Area Army

Coast division. Composed of 429, 430, 431, and 432 Regiments.
152 Division
Nozaki Seiji
Activated 1945-2-28 (Yokaichiba: 140.55E 35.70N) 12 Area Army
Coast division. Composed of 437, 438, 439, and 440 Regiments.
154 Division
Mori Suehiro
Activated 1945-2-28 (Miyazaki: 131.43E 31.90N) 16 Area Army

Coast division. Composed of 445, 446, 447, and 448 Regiments.
155 Division
Inagawa Ou
Activated 1945-2-28 (Kochi) 15 Area Army

Coast division. Composed of 449, 450, 451, and 452 Regiments.
156 Division
Higushi Keishichiro
Activated 1945-2-28 (Miyazaki: 131.43E 31.90N) 16 Area Army
Coast division. Composed of 453, 454, 455, and 456 Regiments.
160 Division
Miyashita Fumio
Activated 1945-2-28 (Korea) 17 Area Army
Coast division. Composed of 461, 462, 463, and 464 Regiments.
35 Guard Force

Activated <1945-3 (Legaspi)
Navy General Staff

90 Independent Mixed Brigade
Yamamoto Genemon
Activated 1945-3 (Yangchow: 119.436E 32.397N))
China Expeditionary Army


2 Special Attack Squadron
Nagai Mitsuru
Activated 1945-3 (Hikari)
Navy General Staff
A Kaiten unit
10 Special Attack Squadron
Owada Noboru
Activated 1945-3
Navy General Staff

Kyushu Air Group
Yamamori Kamenosuke
Activated 1945-3
Navy General Staff

10 Air Fleet
Maeda Minoru
Activated 1945-3-1
Navy General Staff
Primarily a training formation
21 Combined Air Group
Beppu Akimoto
Activated 1945-3
Navy General Staff

AK Yamadono Maru

Completed 1945-3-5
Navy General Staff

PB Kuga
Completed 1945-3-5 (Sasebo)       Navy General Staff
History.
41 Army
Yokoyama Shizuo
Activated 1945-3-6 (Luzon)
14 Area Army

Designated from ad hoc Shimbu Group.
AK Nichiyu Maru #1

Completed 1945-3-8
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-6-29 near Shimonoseki
SSA Ha-109
Completed 1945-3-10 (Mitsubishi-Kobe)       Navy General Staff
History.
CM Eijo
Completed 1945-3-10 (Kure)     
Navy General Staff
Torpedoed 1945-6-17 off Hokkaido by Spadefish
43 Army
Hosokawa Tadayasu
Activated 1945-3-10 (Tsinan)
North China Area Army


SS I-14
Completed 1945-3-14 (Kawasaki-Kobe)       Navy General Staff
History.
AO Nissan Maru #1

Completed 1945-3-15
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-5-26 off Shimonoseki
LS T-19

Completed 1945-3-16     
Navy General Staff

AK Kocho Maru

Completed 1945-3-18
Navy General Staff

AK Tatsuchiyo Maru

Completed 1945-3-20
Navy General Staff
Sunk by aircraft 1945-5-6 off Mokpo, Korea
AK Eikan Maru

Completed 1945-3-22
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-6-26 off Kamaishi
AK Shirahi Maru

Completed 1945-3-28
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-6-13 near Shimonoseki
AK Tatsuhi Maru

Completed 1945-3-30
Navy General Staff

AK Enshu Maru

Completed 1945-3-30
Navy General Staff

AK Ehiko Maru

Completed 1945-3-30
Navy General Staff

LS Kumano Maru

Completed 1945-3-31
Navy General Staff

7 Army
Itagaki Seishiro
Activated <1945-4
Army General Staff

201 Division
Shigenobu Kichiko
Activated 1945-4-2 (Kawagoe: 139.49E 35.91N) 36 Army

Mobile division. Composed of 501, 502, and 503 Regiments.
202 Division
Katakura Tadashi
Activated 1945-4-2 (Maebashi: 139.07E 36.38N) 36 Army
Mobile division. Composed of 504, 505, and 506 Regiments.
206 Division
Iwakiri Hide
Activated 1945-4-2 (Izaku: 130.35E 31.52N) 40 Army

Mobile division. Composed of 510, 511, and 512 Regiments.
209 Division
Kume Seiichi
Activated 1945-4-2 (Kanazawa) 36 Army
Mobile division. Composed of 513, 514, and 515 Regiments.
4 Special Attack Squadron
Nakamura Motoji
Activated 1945-4
Navy General Staff

104 Escort Squadron
Watanabe Seishichi
Activated 1945-4
Navy General Staff

105 Independent Mixed Brigade
Matsui Hijedi
Activated 1945-4 (Rangoon)
33 Army

Hastily organized from 82 Airfield Battalion and other headquarters and rear area units
Kitakura Air Group

Activated 1945-4
Navy General Staff

26 Independent Mixed Regiment

Activated <1945-4 (Legaspi)
Navy General Staff

205 Division
Karakawa Yasuo
Activated 1945-4-2 (Kochi) 55 Army


Mobile division composed of 507, 508, and 509 Regiments.
212 Division
Sakurai Tokutaro
Activated 1945-4-2 (Miyazaki: 131.43E 31.90N) 57 Army

Mobile division composed of 516, 517, and 518 Regiments.
PB Oga
Completed 1945-4-5 (Mitsui-Tamano)       Navy General Staff
History. Torpedoed 1945-5-2 in Yellow Sea by Springer
2 General Army
Hata Shunroku
Activated 1945-4-5 (Hiroshima) Army General Staff
Comprising 10, 15 and 16 Area Armies
143 Division
Suzuki Teiji
Activated 1945-4-6 (Kanesashimachi) 12 Area Army
Coast division. Composed of 409, 410, 411, and 412 Regiments.
1 General Army
Sugiyama Gen
Activated 1945-4-7 (Tokyo)
Army General Staff

Comprising 11, 12 and 13 Area Armies
General Air Army
Kawabe Masakasu
Activated 1945-4-7 (Tokyo) Army General Staff
Comprising 1, 2, 5, and 6 Air Armies
DD Natsuzuki
Completed 1945-4-8 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
51 Army
Noda Kengo
Activated 1945-4-8 (Mito)
12 Area Army

Comprised of 44 Division.
52 Army
Shigeta Tokumatsu
Activated 1945-4-8 (Susui)
12 Area Army

Comprised of 147, 152 and 3 Imperial Guards Division.
53 Army
Akashiba Yaezo
Activated 1945-4-8 (Tamagawa: 139.63E 35.62N)
12 Area Army

Comprised of 84 Division.
55 Army
Harada Kumakichi
Activated 1945-4-8 (Shinkai: 138.711E 36.460N)
15 Area Army

Comprised of 11 and 155 Divisions.






57 Army
Nishihara Kanji
Activated 1945-4-8 (Takarabe: 130.98E 31.73N)
16 Area Army
Comprised of 86, 154, and 156 Divisions.
58 Army
Nagatsu Sadashige
Activated 1945-4-8 (Saishuto)
17 Area Army

Also comprised of 111 and 121 Divisions
108 Independent Mixed Brigade
Hiraoka Chikara
Activated 1945-4-8
58 Army


153 Division
Inamura Toyojiro
Activated 1945-4-8 (Ujiyamada: 136.70E 34.48N) 13 Area Army

Coast division. Composed of 441, 442, 443, and 444 Regiments.
142 Division
Koizumi Kyoji
Activated 1945-4-9 (Yoshioka: 139.01E 36.45N) 11 Area Army
Coast division. Composed of 405, 406, 407, and 408 Regiments.
151 Division
Hakugin Yoshikata
Activated 1945-4-9 (Kasumigaura) 12 Area Army

Coast division. Composed of 433, 434,435, and 436 Regiments.
157 Division
Miyashita Kenichiro
Activated 1945-4-10 (Sanbongi: 140.95E 37.39N) Army General Staff
Coast division. Composed of 457, 458, 459, and 460 Regiments.
130 Division
Kondo Shihachi
Activated 1945-4-12 (China) 23 Army
Type C division. Composed of 93 and 94 Brigades.
161 Division
Takahashi Shigekazu
Activated 1945-4-12 (China) 6 Army

Type C division. Composed of 101 and 102 Brigades.
7 Fleet
Kishi Kikuji
Activated 1945-4-15
Navy General Staff

129 Division
Uzawa Katsunobu
Activated 1945-4-15 (Canton)
23 Army
Type C division. Composed of 91 and 92 Brigades.
56 Army
Shichida Ichiro
Activated 1945-4-21 (Iizuka: 130.68E 33.63N)
16 Area Army

Comprised of 57 and 145 Divisions and 4 Tank Brigade.
AK Kenkoku Maru

Completed 1945-4-22
Navy General Staff

LS T-20

Completed 1945-4-23
Navy General Staff

214 Division
Yamamoto Tsunoru
Activated 1945-4-30 (Utsunomiya) 36 Army
Mobile division. Composed of 519, 520, and 521 Regiments.
216 Division
Nakano Ryoji
Activated 1945-4-30 (Kumamoto) 16 Area Army

Mobile division. Composed of 522, 523, and 524 Regiments.
53 Air Flotilla

Activated 1945-5
Navy General Staff

72 Air Flotilla
Yamamoto Chikao
Activated 1945-5
Navy General Staff

3 Special Attack Squadron
Shibuya Kiyomi
Activated 1945-5
Navy General Staff

5 Special Attack Squadron
Komazawa Katsumi
Activated 1945-5
Navy General Staff

105 Escort Squadron
Matsuyama Mitsuharu
Activated 1945-5
Navy General Staff

Utsumi Air Group
Araki Keikichi
Activated 1945-5
Navy General Staff

PB Kozu
Completed 1945-5-3 (Uraga-Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
AK Daitaku Maru #1

Completed 1945-5-3
Navy General Staff

PB Kanawa
Completed 1945-5-5 (Mitsui-Tamano)       Navy General Staff
History.
SSA Ha-108
Completed 1945-5-6 (Kawasaki-Tanagawa)
Navy General Staff
History.
PB Shiga
Completed 1945-5-13 (Sasebo)       Navy General Staff
History.
SS I-373
Completed 1945-5-14 (Yokosuka)       Navy General Staff
History. Torpedoed 1945-8-14 off Shanghai by Spikefish
AK Mukahi Maru

Completed 1945-5-20
Navy General Staff

AK Erimo Maru

Completed 1945-5-20
Navy General Staff
Sunk by aircraft 1945-8-9 at Najin, Korea
224 Division
Kawamura Saburo
Activated 1945-5-23 (Japan) 12 Area Army
Mobile division consisting of 340, 341, and 342 Regiments.
230 Division
Nakanishi Teiki
Activated 1945-5-23 (Japan) 59 Army

Mobile division consisting of 319, 320, and 321 Regiments.
231 Division
Murata Takaiki
Activated 1945-5-23 (Yonago: 133.33E 35.43N) 59 Army
Mobile division consisting of 346, 347, and 348 Regiments.
234 Division
Nagano Kameichiro
Activated 1945-5-23 (Oami: 140.32E 35.52N) 52 Army

Mobile division consisting of 322, 323, and 324 Regiments.
303 Division
Ishida Sakaekuma
Activated 1945-5-23 (Sebdai) 40 Army

Coast division composed of 337, 338, and 339 Regiments.
312 Division
Tada Tamotsu
Activated 1945-5-23 (Imari: 129.88E 33.27N) 56 Army

Coast division composed of 358, 359, and 360 Regiments.
320 Division
Yasumi Kinsaburo
Activated 1945-5-23 (Korea)
17 Area Army
Coast division composed of 361, 362, and 363 Regiments.
321 Division
Yazaki Kanju
Activated 1945-5-23 (Oshima: 139.52E 38.10N) 12 Area Army

Coast division composed of 325, 326, and 327 Regiments.
344 Division
Yokota Toyoichiro
Activated 1945-5-23 (Sukumo: 132.73E 32.93N) 55 Army


Coast division composed of 352, 353, and 354 Regiments.
354 Division
Yamaguchi Shinichi
Activated 1945-5-23 (Tateyama) 12 Area Army

Coast division composed of 331, 332, and 333 Regiments.
AK Nichigyoku Maru

Completed 1945-5-25
Navy General Staff

AK Daikai Maru #2

Completed 1945-5-26
Navy General Staff

PB Amami
Completed 1945-5-27 (Tsurumi) Navy General Staff
History.
SS I-203
Completed 1945-5-29 (Kure)       Navy General Staff
History.
SSA Ha-202
Completed 1945-5-31 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
SSA Ha-201

Completed 1945-5-31 (Sasebo)

Navy General Staff
History.
PB Io
Completed 1945-6 (Maizuru) Navy General Staff
History.
92 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kawarada Takane
Activated 1945-6 (Yencheng: 113.987N 33.585N))
12 Army


Chosen Air Group
Kondo Katsuji
Activated 1945-6
Navy General Staff

23 Combined Air Group
Beppu Akitomo
Activated 1945-6
Navy General Staff

PB Hodaka

Completed 1945-6-3 (Uraga-Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
PB Habuto
Completed 1945-6-10 (Hitachi-Sakurajima)
Navy General Staff
History.
AK Yamaoka Maru

Completed 1945-6-10
Navy General Staff
Torpedoed 1945-7-4 by Tang 100 miles north of Mokpo, Korea
50 Army
Hoshino Toshimoto
Activated 1945-6-10 (Aomori)
11 Area Army
Comprised of 157 Division
222 Division
Kasahara Kahei
Activated 1945-6-10 (Kurosawajiri: 141.12E 39.29N) 11 Area Army
Mobile division consisting of 307, 308, and 309 Regiments.
229 Division
Ishino Yoshio
Activated 1945-6-10 (Iida: 140.45E 36.45N) 13 Area Army

Mobile division consisting of 334, 335, and 336 Regiments.
308 Division
Asano Torashiro
Activated 1945-6-10 50 Army

Mobile division consisting of 310, 311, and 312 Regiments.
351 Division
Fujimura Yuzuru
Activated 1945-6-10 (Fukuoka) 56 Army

Coast division consisting of 328, 329, and 330 Regiments.
AK Meiyu Maru

Completed 1945-6-17
Navy General Staff

AK Kinko Maru

Completed 1945-6-18
Navy General Staff

54 Army
Kobayashi Nobuo
Activated 1945-6-18 (Shinshiromachi)
13 Area Army

Comprised of 73, 143, 224, and 355 Divisions.
59 Army
Fujii Yoji
Activated 1945-6-18 (Hiroshima)
Army General Staff

Tokyo Defense Army Oba Shihei Activated 1945-6-19 (Tokyo) 12 Area Army

225 Division
Ochiai Teigo
Activated 1945-6-20 (Japan) Army General Staff
Mobile division consisting of 343, 344, and 345 Regiments.
SSA Ha-204
Completed 1945-6-25 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
AK Enbun Maru

Completed 1945-6-25
Navy General Staff

SSA Ha-203
Completed 1945-6-26 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
PB Shisaka

Completed 1945-7 (Hitachi-Sakurajima)       Navy General Staff
History.
PB Ikino
Completed 1945-7 (Uraga-Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
8 Special Attack Squadron
Kiyota Takahiko
Activated 1945-7
Navy General Staff

111 Air Regiment

Activated 1945-7 (Sano)
Army General Staff
Ki-84 Frank
112 Air Regiment

Activated 1945-7 (Nitta)
Army General Staff
Ki-84 Frank
SSA Ha-205
Completed 1945-7-3 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
PB Takane

Completed 1945-7-3 (Mitsui-Tamano)       Navy General Staff
History.
AK Yoneyama Maru

Completed 1945-7-3
Navy General Staff

AK Esan Maru

Completed 1945-7-4
Navy General Staff

120 Independent Mixed Brigade
Kaji Takeo
Activated 1945-7-5
Army General Staff

Kurashiki Air Group
Morimoto Jo
Activated 1945-7-10
Navy General Staff

134 Division
Izeki Mitsuru
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria) 1 Area Army
Special wartime division. Composed of 365, 366, and 367 Regiments.
135 Division
Hitomi Yoichi
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria) 5 Army

Special wartime division. Grossly deficient in equipment. Composed of 368, 369, and 370 Regiments.
136 Division
Nakayama Makoto
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria) 3 Area Army
Special wartime division. Composed of 371, 372, and 373 Regiments.
137 Division
Akiyama Gida
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria) Kwantung Army
Special wartime division. Composed of 374, 375, and 376 Regiments.
138 Division
Yamamoto Tsutomu
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria)
30 Army

Special wartime division. Composed of 377, 378, and 379 Regiments.
139 Division
Tominaga Kiyoji
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria) 1 Area Army
Special wartime division. Composed of 380, 381, and 382 Regiments.
148 Division
Suemitsu Motohiro
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria) 30 Army
Special wartime division. Composed of 383, 384, and 385 Regiments.
149 Division
Sasaki Touichi
Activated 1945-7-10 (Manchuria) 4 Army
Special wartime division. Composed of 274, 386, and 387 Regiments
221 Division
Nagasawa Saburo
Activated 1945-7-10 (Ota)
51 Army

Mobile division composed of 316, 317, and 318 Regiments.
322 Division
Fukahori Yuuki
Activated 1945-7-10 (Ogawara: 140.96E 37.38N) 11 Area Army

Coast division composed of 313, 314, and 315 Regiments.
355 Division
Takeda Hisashi
Activated 1945-7-10 (Japan) 12 Area Army
Coast division composed of 355, 356, and 357 Regiments.
SSA Ha-111
Completed 1945-7-13 (Mitsubishi-Kobe)       Navy General Staff
History.
18 Area Army
Nakamura Akito
Activated 1945-7-14 (Bangkok)
Army General Staff
Comprised of 15 Army
LS T-21

Completed 1945-7-15
Navy General Staff
Sunk by aircraft 1945-8-10 off Tsuwajima Island
Kure Combined SNLF
Kubo Kyuji
Activated 1945-7-20
2 Naval District

Almost certainly composed of existing Kure SNLF but the specific ones have not been identified.
PB Ikara
Completed 1945-7-23 (Uraga-Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
316 Division
Kashiwa Toku
Activated 1945-7-23 (Ischaramachi) 53 Army

Coast division composed of 349, 350, and 351 Regiments.
SS I-402
Completed 1945-7-24 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History. Completed as a gasoline tanker submarine.
30 Army
Iida Shojiro
Activated 1945-7-30 (Changchun) 3 Area Army

Comprised of 39 Division.
PB Urumi
Completed 1945-8 (Uraga-Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
PB Murotsu
Completed 1945-8 (Uraga-Tokyo) Navy General Staff
History.
32 Air Flotilla
Taguchi Taro
Activated 1945-8
Navy General Staff

27 Air Brigade
Nonaka Toshio
Activated 1945-8
Army General Staff

15 Combined Air Group
Miki Morihiko
Activated 1945-8
Navy General Staff

SSA Ha-209
Completed 1945-8-4 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
CM Meino

Completed 1945-8-5 (Kure)   
Navy General Staff

158 Division

Activated 1945-8-10
Army General Staff
Special wartime division composed of 389, 390, and 391 Regiments.
SSA Ha-210
Completed 1945-8-11 (Sasebo) Navy General Staff
History.
AK Daii Maru

Completed 1945-8-23
Navy General Staff
Mined 1945-8-23 near Shimonoseki

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