Yamashita Tomoyuki

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General Yamashita Tomoyuki 山下奉文 (8 Nov 1885 - 23 Feb 1946) was a Japanese military officer.

History

date rank title job
1 Aug 1929 Colonel, Infantry Attendant, Army Research Division
1 Aug 1930 Commander, 3rd Infantry Regiment
11 Apr 1932 Chief, Military Section, Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Army
1 Aug 1934 Major General Attendant, Army Technological Command / Attendant, Ministry of Army
15 Mar 1935 Chief, Army Research Division
23 Mar 1936 Commander, 40th Infantry Brigade
26 Aug 1937 Commander, China Resident Mixed Brigade
1 Nov 1937 Lieutenant General
15 Jul 1938 Chief of Staff, North China Area Army
23 Sept 1939 Commander, 4th Division
22 Jul 1940 Inspector General of Aviation / Director, Army Air Command
10 Dec 1940 Official trip to Germany (Chief of Yamashita Mission)
9 Jun 1941 Military Councillor
17 Jul 1941 Commander, Kwantung Defense Army
6 Nov 1941 Commander, Twenty-fifth Army
1 Jul 1942 Commander, First Area Army
10 Feb 1943 General
26 Sept 1944 Commander, Fourteenth Area Army
23 Feb 1946 executed (60)


New organization
Commander, First Area Army
1 Jul 1942 - 26 Sept 1944
Succeeded by
Kita Seiichi
Preceded by
Kuroda Shigenori
Commander, Fourteenth Area Army
26 Sept 1944 - end of war
dissolved