First General Army (Japanese Army)

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First General Army (第一総軍 Daiichi Sogun)

Assignment

Commander-in-chief

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 7 Apr 1945 Field Marshal Sugiyama Hajime 12th class, MA Minister of Army died 12 Sep 1945 committed suicide
2 14 Sept 1945 General Doihara Kenji 16th class, MA Military Councillor Military Councillor
23 Sept 1945 General Umezu Yoshijiro 15th class, MA Chief of General Staffs Chief of General Staffs acting
3 1 Oct 1945 General Kawabe Masakazu 19th class, MA CinC, Air General Army disbanded due to Japanese surrender

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 7 Apr 1945 Sudo Einosuke 25th class, MA

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