The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Masaki Honda

Honda, Masaki


* 17th of May 1889

† 17th of July 1964


(ほんだ まさき)


1933-08-01 Colonel
1937-08-02 Major-General
1939-10-02 Lieutenant-General


1930-12-XX 1932-02-XX Instructor at the Army Infantry School
1932-02-XX 1933-08-01 Attached to the Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1933-08-01 1935-08-01 Commanding Officer 22nd Infantry Regiment
1935-08-01 1936-03-07 Instructor at the Army Infantry School
1936-03-07 1937-08-02 Chief of 1st Branch, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1937-08-02 1938-03-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Infantry Brigade
1938-03-01 1939-08-01 Executive Officer, Army Infantry School
1939-08-01 1939-12-01 Commandant of the Army Infantry School
1939-12-01 1940-10-28 Deputy Chief of Staff, China Expeditionary Army
1940-10-28 1942-02-26 General Officer Commanding 8th Division [Manchuria]
1942-06-26 1943-03-11 Head of Army Armour Headquarters
1943-03-11 1944-04-08 General Officer Commanding 20th Army [Manchuria]
1944-04-08 1945-09-XX General Officer Commanding 33rd Army [Burma]
1947-08-XX Retired
Picture source: Courtesy of the Kohima Museum