The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Masao Watanabe

Watanabe, Masao


* 1st of April 1896

† 18th of August 1952


(わたなべ まさお)


1938-07-15 Colonel
1942-08-01 Major-General
1945-04-30 Lieutenant-General


1937-12-10 1938-07-15 Staff Officer, Northern China Area Army
1938-07-15 1939-03-09 Chief of Research Section, Narashino chemical Warfare School
1939-03-09 1941-03-01 Chief of 5th Branch, 2nd Section, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1941-03-01 1942-04-01 Commanding Officer 109th Infantry Regiment
1942-04-01 1943-10-01 Chief of staff, Imperial Guards Depot Division
1943-10-01 1943-11-24 Commanding Officer 56th Independent Infantry Depot Group
1943-11-24 1944-05-27 Commanding Officer 3rd South Sea Detachment
1944-05-27 1945-09-XX Commanding Officer 52nd Independent Mixed Brigade [Caroline Islands]