The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Major-General Jirō Katayama

Katayama, Jirō


* 31st of March 1904

† 6th of August 1945


(かたやま じろう)


1941-03-01 Colonel
1945-08-06 Major-General (Posthumously)


1943-03-11 1944-08-25 Chief of Staff, Northern China Area Army
1944-08-25 1945-04-06 Chief of 3rd Section, 6th Area Army
1945-04-06 1945-08-06 Chief of 2nd Section, 2nd General Army
1945-08-06 Killed by the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima