Shimomura Sadamu

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General Shimomura Sadamu 下村定 (23 Sept 1887 - 25 Mar 1968) was a Japanese military officer.

History

date rank title job
1 Aug 1930 Leader, 4th Team, 2nd Bureau, General Staffs
10 Nov 1930 Attendant, General Staffs
10 Apr 1931 Attendant, Army Ordnance Command
1 Aug 1931 Colonel, Artillery
20 Dec 1933 Commander, 1st Field Heavy Artillery Regiment
15 Mar 1935 Chief, Operation Section, Kwantung Army HQ
2 Dec 1935 Chief Researcher, Military College
7 Mar 1936 Major General
1 Aug 1936 Chief, 4th Bureau, General Staffs
28 Sept 1937 Chief, 1st Bureau, General Staffs
12 Jan 1938 Attendant, General Staffs
23 Sept 1938 Commander, Fortress Tokyo Bay
9 Mar 1939 Lieutenant General
1 Aug 1940 Commandant, Army Artillery and Pioneer School
1 Aug 1941 Commandant, Army Science School
3 Sept 1941 Commandant, Military College
8 Oct 1942 Commander, Thirteenth Army
22 Mar 1944 Commander, Western Army
22 Nov 1944 Commander, North China Area Army
7 May 1945 General
23 Aug 1945 Minister of Army
25 Aug 1945 Minister of Army / Inspector General
15 Oct 1945 Minister of Army
30 Nov 1945 Reserve
25 Mar 1968 died (80)


Preceded by
Okabe Naozaburo
Commander, North China Area Army
22 Nov 1944 - 19 Aug 1945
Succeeded by
Nemoto Hiroshi
Preceded by
Prince Naruhiko
Minister of Army
23 Aug 1945 - 30 Nov 1945
abolished
Preceded by
Doihara Kenji
Inspector General
25 Aug 1945 - 15 Oct 1945
abolished