Yamada Otozo

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General Yamada Otozo 山田乙三 (6 Nov 1881 - 18 Jul 1965) was a Japanese military officer.

History

date rank title job
15 Aug 1922 Staff, Inspectorate, Cavalry
4 Feb 1924 Commander, 26th Cavalry Regiment
7 Aug 1925 Colonel, Cavalry
2 Mar 1926 Staff, Korea Army
26 Jul 1927 Chief, Communication Section, 3rd Bureau, General Staffs
1 Aug 1930 Major General Chief, Education Bureau, Army Cavalry School
1 Aug 1931 Commander, 4th Cavalry Brigade
8 Aug 1932 Commandant, Army Communication School
1 Aug 1933 Chief, 3rd Bureau, General Staffs
1 Aug 1934 Chief, Administration Bureau, General Staffs
8 Aug 1934 Lieutenant General
13 Aug 1935 Chief, Administration Bureau, General Staffs / Chief, 3rd Bureau, General Staffs
7 Sep 1935 Chief, Administration Bureau, General Staffs
2 Dec 1935 Commandant, Military Academy
1 Mar 1937 Commander, 12th Division
8 Jan 1938 Commander, Third Army
15 Dec 1938 Commander, Central China Expeditionary Army
14 Oct 1939 Inspector General / Military Councillor
1 Aug 1940 General
7 Jul 1941 Inspector General / General Commander of Mainland Air Defense / Military Councillor
9 Dec 1941 Inspector General / Military Councillor
18 Jul 1944 Commander-in-Chief, Kwantung Army
26 Jun 1956 repatriated
18 Jul 1965 died (83)


Preceded by
Hata Shunroku
Commander, Central China Expeditionary Army
15 Dec 1938 - 23 Sept 1939
dissolved
Preceded by
Kawabe Masakazu
Inspector General
14 Oct 1939 - 18 Jul 1944
Succeeded by
Sugiyama Hajime
New organization
General Commander of Mainland Air Defense
7 Jul 1941 - 9 Dec 1941
Succeeded by
Prince Naruhiko
Preceded by
Umezu Yoshijiro
CinC, Kwantung Army
18 Jul 1944 - end of war
dissolved