The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Yoshihide Hayashi

Hayashi, Yoshihide


* 25th of August 1891

† 5th of February 1978

(林 義秀)

(はやし よしひで)


1938-07-15 Colonel
1941-10-15 Major-General
1945-03-01 Lieutenant-General


1938-07-15 1939-08-01 Commandant of Takao Fortress [Taiwan]
1939-08-01 1940-12-02 Commanding Officer 1st Taiwan Infantry Regiment
1940-12-15 1941-11-06 Attached to Staff Unit 82 (Strike South planning), Taiwan
1941-11-06 1942-07-09 Deputy Chief of Staff, 14th Army
1942-07-09 1943-11-24 Commanding Officer Infantry Group, 54th Division
1943-11-24 1945-02-20 Commanding Officer 24th Independent Mixed Brigade [Burma]
1945-02-20 1945-09-02 General Officer Commanding 53rd Division [Burma]
1946-08-XX Arrested
1949-11-XX Condemned to life imprisonment as war criminal
1953-07-XX Released