Sugiyama Hajime

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Field Marshal Sugiyama Hajime 杉山元 (3 Jan 1880 - 12 Sept 1945) was a Japanese Military officer.

History

date rank title job
1 Dec 1918 Commander, 2nd Flying Battalion
16 Jul 1920 Attendant, General Staffs
28 Jun 1921 Colonel, Infantry
1 Apr 1922 Chief, Aviation Section, Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Army
6 Aug 1923 Chief, Military Section, Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Army
1 May 1925 Major General Chief, Supply Department, Army Air Command
1 Dec 1926 Attendant, Army Air Command
15 Feb 1927 Representative for Japanese Air Force to League of Nations
20 Apr 1928 Attendant, Army Ordnance Command
10 Aug 1928 Chief, Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Army
16 Jun 1930 acting Vice Minister of Army
1 Aug 1930 Lieutenant General Vice Minister of Army
29 Feb 1932 Commander, 12th Division
18 Mar 1933 Director, Army Air Command
1 Aug 1934 Vice Chief of General Staffs / Commandant, Military College
23 Mar 1936 Attendant, General Staffs
1 Aug 1936 Inspector General / Military Councillor
2 Nov 1936 General
9 Feb 1937 Minister of Army
3 Jun 1938 Military Councillor
9 Dec 1938 Commander, North China Area Army
31 Aug 1939 Commander, North China Area Army / Commander, Inner-Mongolia Resident Army
12 Sept 1939 Military Councillor
3 Oct 1940 Chief of General Staffs
21 Jun 1943 Field Marshal
21 Feb 1944 resigned Chief of General Staffs
18 Jul 1944 Inspector General
22 Jul 1944 Minister of Army
7 Apr 1945 Commander-in-Chief, First General Army
12 Sept 1945 committed suicide (64)


Preceded by
Abe Nobuyuki
Vice Minister of Army
(acting)

16 Jun 1930 - 1 Aug 1930
Succeeded by
Sugiyama Hajime
Preceded by
Sugiyama Hajime
Vice Minister of Army
1 Aug 1930 - 29 Feb 1932
Succeeded by
Koiso Kuniaki
Preceded by
Ueda Kenkichi
Vice Chief of General Staffs
1 Aug 1934 - 23 Mar 1936
Succeeded by
Nishio Toshizo
Preceded by
Nishi Yoshikazu
Inspector General
1 Aug 1936 - 9 Feb 1937
Succeeded by
Terauchi Hisaichi
Preceded by
Nakamura Kotaro
Minister of Army
9 Feb 1937 - 3 Jun 1938
Succeeded by
Itagaki Seishiro
Preceded by
Terauchi Hisaichi
Commander, North China Area Army
9 Dec 1938 - 21 Sept 1939
Succeeded by
Tada Hayao
Preceded by
Prince Kotohito
Chief of General Staffs
3 Oct 1940 - 21 Feb 1944
Succeeded by
Tojo Hideki
Preceded by
Yamada Otozo
Inspector General
18 Jul 1944 - 22 Jul 1944
Succeeded by
Noda Kengo
Preceded by
Tojo Hideki
Minister of Army
22 Jul 1944 - 7 Apr 1945
Succeeded by
Anami Korechika
New organization
CinC, First General Army
7 Apr 1945 - 12 Sept 1945
Succeeded by
Doihara Kenji