Kimura Heitaro

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General Kimura Heitaro 木村兵太郎 (28 Sept 1888 - 23 Dec 1948) was a Japanese military officer.

History

date rank title job
1 Aug 1931 Colonel, Artillery Commander, 22nd Field Artillery Regiment
8 Aug 1932 Staff, Army Technological Command / Instructor, Army Field Artillery School
1 Aug 1934 Instructor, Army Field Artillery School
15 Mar 1935 Chief, Control Section, Mobilization Bureau, Ministry of Army
1 Aug 1936 Major General Director, Ordnance Bureau, Ministry of Army
20 Nov 1937 Director, Ordnance Bureau, Ministry of Army / Director of Ordnance, Joint General Staff
9 Mar 1939 Lieutenant General Commander, 32nd Division
22 Oct 1940 Chief of Staff, Kwantung Army
10 Apr 1941 Vice Minister of Army
11 Mar 1943 Military Councillor / Director, Army Ordnance Management Command
30 Aug 1944 Commander, Burma Area Army
7 May 1945 General
23 Dec 1948 executed (60)


military assignment
Preceded by
Anami Korechika
Vice Minister of Army
10 Apr 1941 - 11 Mar 1943
Succeeded by
Tominaga Kyoji
Preceded by
Kawabe Masakazu
Commander, Burma Area Army
30 Aug 1944 - end of war
dissolved