Twenty-third Army (Japanese Army)

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Twenty-third Army 第二十三軍 Dainijuusan Gun

Assignment

Commander

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 28 Jun 1941 Lt General Imamura Hitoshi 19th class, MA Dir, Office of Inspectorate General Cdr, 16th Army
2 6 Nov 1941 Lt General Sakai Takashi 20th class, MA Absence keeper, Guard Division Att, General Staffs
3 1 Mar 1943 Lt General Tanaka Hisaichi 22nd class, MA Commander, 21st Division disbanded after the war

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
16 Sept 1941 Maj General Kuribayashi Tadamichi 26th class, MA Cdr, 1st Cav Brigade Absence keeper, 2nd Guard Division
10 Jun 1943

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