Okamura Yasuji

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General Okamura Yasuji 岡村寧次 (15 May 1884 - 2 Sept 1966) was a Japanese military officer.

History

date rank title job
26 Jul 1927 Colonel, Infantry Commander, 6th Infantry Regiment
10 Aug 1928 Chief, History of Domestic Warfare Section, 4th Bureau, General Staffs
1 Aug 1929 Chief, Appointment Section, Personnel Bureau, Ministry of Army
26 Feb 1932 Vice Chief of Staff, Shanghai Expeditionary Army
11 Apr 1932 Major General Chief, Army Research Division
8 Aug 1932 Vice Chief of Staff, Kwantung Army
10 Dec 1934 Attendant, General Staffs
15 Mar 1935 Chief, 2nd Bureau, General Staffs
7 Mar 1936 Lieutenant General
23 Mar 1936 Commander, 2nd Division
23 Jun 1938 Commander, Eleventh Army
9 Mar 1940 Military Councillor
28 Apr 1941 General
7 Jul 1941 Commander, North China Area Army
25 Aug 1944 Commander, Sixth Area Army
23 Nov 1944 Commander-in-Chief, China Expeditionary Army
2 Sept 1966 died (82)


Preceded by
Tada Hayao
Commander, North China Area Army
7 Jul 1941 - 25 Aug 1944
Succeeded by
Okabe Naozaburo
New organization
Commander, Sixth Area Army
25 Aug 1944 - 22 Nov 1944
Succeeded by
Okabe Naozaburo
Preceded by
Hata Shunroku
CinC, China Expeditionary Army
23 Nov 1944 - end of war
dissolved