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Encyclopedia > List of Japanese government and military commanders of World War II

In the administration of Japan dominated by the Imperial Way Faction movement during World War II, the civil central government of Japan was under the management of some military men, and of some civilians: This Manual of Style has the simple purpose of making things easy to read by following a consistent format — it is a style guide. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom France Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Charles de Gaulle Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian...

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Central government

Supreme head of government

  • Emperor Hirohito: supreme Commander in Chief of Armed Imperial Forces, head of state and central government, and representative of the "Imperial Sun Lineage", State Shinto and Worship national cult image, and chief of the Imperial Household.

Hirohito (Japanese: ) (April 29, 1901 – January 7, 1989) was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 1926 to 1989. ...

President of the Imperial Council

  • Yoshimichi Hara: President of the "Imperial Council" and "Imperial Throne Council of War" also the Emperor's representative

Yoshimichi Hara was a Japanese imperial baron during WW2. ...

Chairman of the Imperial Advisory Council

Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of...

Imperial family members

The following were closely involved in the government:

Prince Fujiwara (Konoe) Fumimaro Prince Fumimaro Konoe (近衛 文麿 Konoe Fumimaro) (sometimes Konoye, October 12, 1891–December 16, 1945) was a Japanese politician and the 34th (June 4, 1937–January 5, 1939), 38th (July 22, 1940–July 18, 1941) and 39th (July 18, 1941&#8211... Prince Higashikuni Prince Higashikuni (Naruhiko) of Japan (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Chichibu (Yasuhito) of Japan (25 June 1902 - 4 January 1953) (jp: 秩父宮 雍仁, Chichibu no miya Yasuhito Shinnō), also known as Prince Yasuhito, was the second son of the Taisho Emperor and a younger brother of the Emperor Shōwa. ... His Imperial Highness, Prince Mikasa (Takahito) of Japan (Mikasa no miya Takahito Shinnō; born December 15, 1915) is the fourth and youngest son of the Emperor Taishō and the Empress Teimei. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu (Nobuhito) of Japan (jp: 高松宮宣仁親王,Takamatsu no miya Nobuhito Shinnō) (1 March 1905 - 3 February 1987) was the third son of HIM the Emperor Taishō and HIM Empress Teimei and a younger brother of the HIM Emperor Shōwa. ... Prince Kanin Kotohito (Kanin-no-miya Kotohito Shinnō) (10 November 1865 - 21 May 1945), was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a career army officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1931 to 1940. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Kanin (Kotohito) ) OM of Japan (10 November 1865 - 21 May 1945), was the 6th head of a cadet branch the Japanese imperial family, and a career army officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1931 to 1940. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Nashimoto (Morimasa) of Japan (jp: 梨本宮守正王, Nashimoto no miya Morimasa ō) (9 March 1874 - 2 January 1951) was a one-time member of the Japanese imperial family, field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army, and the chief priest of the Ise Shrine from 1937 until 1947. ... Prince Asaka Yasuhiko, circa 1937 His Imperial Highness Prince Asaka (Yasuhiko) of Japan (jp: 朝香鳩彦 Asaka Yasuhiko, 2 October 1887 - 13 April 1981), Prince Asaka-no-miya (朝香宮) of Japan, was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a career army officer. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu ) (16 October 1875 - 16 August 1946) was a scion of the Japanese imperial family and was a career naval officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1932 to 1940. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Takeda Tsuneyoshi ) of Japan (3 March 1909 – 11 May 1992) was the second and last heir of the Takeda-no-miya ōke branch of the Japanese Imperial Family. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Kaya Tsunenori ) (23 July 1900 - 2 January 1978), was the second head of the Kaya-no-miya collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family. ... Prince Imperial Yeong, the Crown Prince Uimin (also Euimin), (born 20 October 1897 – 1 May 1970) was the 28th Head of Korean Imperial House, and the last crown prince of Korea. ... Prince Kuni Asaakira ) (2 February 1901 - 7 December 1959), was third head of the Kuni-no-miya, a collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family and vice admiral in the Japanese Imperial Navy during World War II. He was the elder brother of Empress Kojun (Nagako), the consort of Emperor... His Imperial Highness Prince Fushimi Hiroyoshi ) (8 December 1898 – 1 October 1937) was the heir-apparent of the 22nd head of the Fushimi-no-miya shinnōke (branch of the Imperial Family), and a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Kitashirakawa Nagahisa , 10 February 1910 - 14 September 1940) of Japan, was the 4th head of the Kitashirakawa-no-miya collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family and a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Army. ... Mr. ...

Vice Chairman of the Councilors of Court

Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of...

Prime Ministers

  • Hideki Tojo: Prime Minister, Home Affairs Minister, Education Minister,Trade Minister, War Minister, Head of Kodoha Party; also Commander-in-Chief of Japanese Imperial Forces in same period, also lead the Keishicho (Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department); also was for some time head of the Munitions Ministry.
  • Koki Hirota: Prime Minister, also chief of secret services in the Black Dragon Society
  • Senjuro Hayashi: Prime Minister,Commander-in-Chief of Kwantung Army,Minister of War, member of Imperial Privy Council amongst political adviser in Taisei Yokusankai
  • Kiichiro Hiranuma: General in Imperial Forces,Prime Minister, Home Affairs and Justice Minister, chief of Keishicho Police forces, Minister without Portfolio, founder and leader in Shintoist Rites Research Council amongst Last President of Imperial Privy Council
  • Nobuyuki Abe: Imperial Army General,Prime Minister,member of Imperial Privy Council,political adviser in militarist Genro grouping and last Governor in Chosen
  • Mitsumasa Yonai:Imperial Navy Admiral, Prime Minister, Minister of Marine, Chief of War Relief Association, expert in Jews topics amongst Imperial and Supreme War Councillor
  • Fumimaro Konoye: Prime Minister; in his second term organized the Tonarigumi organization, Nation Service Society official government syndicate, and Taisei Yokusankai (Imperial Rule Assistance Association) group amongst official expert of Jews affairs
  • Koiso Kuniaki: Prime Minister and head of Ministry of Greater East Asia (Japan), Vice-Minister of War, also commander of the Imperial Volunteer Corps defensive organization
  • Kantaro Suzuki: Imperial Navy Admiral, Marine Minister, Military Councillor, Grand Chamberlain and Privy Councilor, later Prime Minister
  • Naruhiko Higashikuni: Prime Minister, Staff Officer, Army General Staff Headquarters, Military Councilor, Chief of the Army Aeronautical Department, and Commander-in-Chief of the Home Defense Headquarters

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... For Imperial Japanese forces, see Imperial Japanese Army Imperial Japanese Navy. ... The Teikoku Keishichō (帝国警視庁) or Keishichō (Imperial Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department) was the regular and common criminal and civil security police service, in Tōkyō and nearby metropolitan areas, in Japan, from 1874 to 1945. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Koki Hirota Koki Hirota (広田 弘毅 Hirota Kōki, February 14, 1878–December 23, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 32nd Prime Minister of Japan from March 9, 1936 to February 2, 1937. ... Kokuryu-kai (Amur River Society), also know as the Black Dragon Society, was a prominent underground ultra-nationalist group in Japan. ... Senjuro Hayashi (林 銑十郎 Hayashi Senjūrō, February 23, 1876–February 4, 1943) was a Japanese politician and the 33rd Prime Minister of Japan from February 2, 1937 to June 4, 1937. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ... Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ... Fumimaro Konoe (近衛 文麿 Konoe Fumimaro) (sometimes Konoye, October 12, 1891–December 16, 1945) was a Japanese politician and the 34th (June 4, 1937–January 5, 1939), 38th (July 22, 1940–July 18, 1941) and 39th (July 18, 1941–October 18, 1941) Prime Minister... The Tonarigumi (Residents Commitees) were localised political and surveillance bodies in Japan. ... The Nation Service Society was a state-run trade union organized in 1940 by the Japanese government. ... The Taisei Yokusankai (大政翼賛会 Imperial Rule Assistance Association, or Imperial Aid Association) was created in 1940 by Japanese Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoye. ... Kuniaki Koiso Kuniaki Koiso (小磯 国昭 Koiso Kuniaki, March 22, 1880–November 3, 1950) was the 41st Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944 to April 7, 1945. ... The Ministry of Greater East Asia, originally called the Ministry for Colonization, was organized in 1929 to oversee the territories Japan would acquire in their expansionist efforts. ... The Imperial Volunteer Corps was created in Japan during 1944-45, as armed civil defense units supporting the Japanese Armed Forces, and for the defense of the country in last decisive battle on the homeland. ... Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of... Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ...

Military Secretary to Prime Minister

  • Makoto Matsutani: Military Secretary to Prime Minister

Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal

The Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal of Japan ) was an administrative post not of cabinet rank in the government of the Empire of Japan. ... Count Nobuaki Makino ) (24 November 1861 – 25 January 1949) was a Japanese statesman, active from the Meiji period through the Pacific War. ... March 30 is the 89th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (90th in a leap year). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article refers to a person; for other uses, see Makoto (disambiguation) Saito Makoto Viscount Saito Makoto (斎藤 実 Saitō Makoto, October 27, 1858–February 26, 1936) was a Japanese politician. ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Baron Kitokuro Ikki ) (7 May 1867 – 17 December 1944) was a Japanese statesman in the Taisho and Showa periods. ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 6 is the 65th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (66th in Leap years). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... June 1 is the 152nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (153rd in leap years), with 213 days remaining. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... November 24 is the 328th day (329th on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ...

Imperial Privy Council

President of Privy Council

Privy Councillors Yoshimichi Hara was a Japanese imperial baron during WW2. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ...

Jiro Minami (1874 - 1955) was the General Officer Commanding 16th Division from 1926 to 1927, Vice Chief General Staff from 1927 to 1929, Commander in Chief Chosen Army from 1929 to 1930 Japanese Minister of War in 1931, a member of the Supreme War Council from 1931 to 1934, commander... Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of... Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ... Senjuro Hayashi (林 銑十郎 Hayashi Senjūrō, February 23, 1876–February 4, 1943) was a Japanese politician and the 33rd Prime Minister of Japan from February 2, 1937 to June 4, 1937. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...

Imperial State Council

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Imperial Aide to the Crown Prince

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Military Aide-de-Camp

  • Shigeru Hasunuma: Chief Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
  • Takeji Nara: Chief Aide-de Camp to the Emperor
  • Kazumoto Machijiri: Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
  • Shunroku Hata: Senior Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
  • Korechika Anami: Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
  • Shigeru Honjo: Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
  • Yoshikazu Nishi: Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
  • Tasuku Okada: Aide-de-Camp to Prince Kotohito Kanin
  • Masaharu Homma: Aide-de-Camp to Prince Yasuhito Chichibu
  • Takushiro Hattori: Aide-de-Camp/Adjutant to Field Marshal (Prince) Nashimoto
  • Shoichi Muranaka: Aide-de-camp of Commander Komatsubara during Nomonhan Incident

An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline for Biographies. ... Lieutenant General Viscount Machijiri Kazumoto (born 1889, died 1950) was member of the nobility and served in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. General Kazumoto was aide-de-camp to the Emperor on two occaisions as well as Commanding Officer of the Imperial Guards Artillery Regiment. ... Hata Shuroku (born July 26, 1879 - died May 10, 1962), was a Japanese general during World War II. Military career 2nd Lt (Artillery), June 1901 Graduated from War College with top scholarly rank, November 1910 Army General Staff, December 1910 Military student, Germany, March 1912 Major, July 1914; official duty... Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Masaharu Homma (本間雅晴 Honma Masaharu, 1888 in Sado, Niigata Prefecture, Japan - April 3, 1946 in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, also known as the Poet General, was the Japanese General in charge of the troops and actions that created the Bataan death march in Philippines during 1942 and the bombing of...

Grand Chamberlain

Viscount Saito Makoto 斎藤 実 (October 27, 1858–February 26, 1936) was a Japanese politician. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of...

House of Representatives

The House of Representatives ) is the lower house of the Diet of Japan. ... Kingoro Hashimoto (1890-1957) was a Japanese soldier and politician. ... The House of Representatives ) is the lower house of the Diet of Japan. ...

House of Peers

The House of Peers (貴族院 Kizokuin) was the upper house of the Imperial Diet under the Constitution of the Empire of Japan (in effect from 11 February 1889 to 3 May 1947). ... The House of Peers (貴族院 Kizokuin) was the upper house of the Imperial Diet under the Constitution of the Empire of Japan (in effect from 11 February 1889 to 3 May 1947). ... The House of Peers (貴族院 Kizokuin) was the upper house of the Imperial Diet under the Constitution of the Empire of Japan (in effect from 11 February 1889 to 3 May 1947). ... Mr. ... The House of Peers (貴族院 Kizokuin) was the upper house of the Imperial Diet under the Constitution of the Empire of Japan (in effect from 11 February 1889 to 3 May 1947). ... Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... The House of Peers (貴族院 Kizokuin) was the upper house of the Imperial Diet under the Constitution of the Empire of Japan (in effect from 11 February 1889 to 3 May 1947). ...

Imperial Supreme War Command(1941-45)

Supreme Commander-in-Chief of Armed Imperial Forces

  • Emperor Hirohito: Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Imperial Forces (Article XI of the Meiji Constitution of 1889).

He also led the Imperial Supreme War Council conferences and meetings, in some cases was sent as a member of the Imperial Family to represent him at such strategic conferences. Hirohito (Japanese: ) (April 29, 1901 – January 7, 1989) was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 1926 to 1989. ... Jōyu (上諭) - The Emperors words (1) The Constitution of the Empire of Japan ), more commonly known as the Imperial or Meiji Constitution, was the fundamental law of the Empire of Japan from 29 November 1889 until 2 May 1947. ...


"Imperial Throne Council of War" In Japanese history, the Throne Council of War was a special conference under the direct leadership of the Emperor of Japan, for discussion of important political and military affairs. ...


President of the Imperial Throne Council of War

Imperial War Councilor Yoshimichi Hara was a Japanese imperial baron during WW2. ...

Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ... Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ...

Imperial Supreme War Council(Senso-shi-do)

Chief Secretary of Supreme War Council

  • Akira Muto: Chief Secretary of Supreme War Council
  • Mineo Osumi: Chief Secretary of Supreme War Council

Supreme War Councilor Akira Muto (1883 – 23 December 1948) was a Japanese army commander. ...

  • Mitsumasa Yonai: Supreme War Councilor
  • Soemu Toyoda: Supreme War Councilor
  • Shigetaro Shimada: Appointed to Supreme War Council
  • Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu: Supreme War Councilor
  • Prince Un Yi: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Waichiro Sonobe: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Sadao Araki: Member Supreme War Council
  • Saburo Ando: Member Supreme War Council
  • Yasuhiko Asaka: Member Supreme War Council
  • Naruhiko Higashikuni: Member Supreme War Council
  • Shigeru Honjo: Member Supreme War Council
  • Shunroku Hata: Member Supreme War Council
  • Kenji Dohihara: Member Supreme War Council
  • Hisaichi Terauchi: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Prince Morimasa Nashimoto: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Prince Tsuneori Kaya: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Prince Kotohito Kanin: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Hajime Sugiyama: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Joshijiro Umezu: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Jinzaburo Mazaki: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Hideki Tojo: Member of the Supreme War Council
  • Yoshikazu Nishi: Member of the Supreme War Council

Military Councilors Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ... Soemu Toyoda (豊田副武 Toyoda Soemu, May 22, 1885 - September 22, 1957) was a Japanese admiral of World War II. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1905 and joined the Imperial Japanese Navy and by 1941 had reached the rank of admiral and was commander of the... Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu ) (16 October 1875 - 16 August 1946) was a scion of the Japanese imperial family and was a career naval officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1932 to 1940. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Waichirō Sonobe, or Sonobe Ichirō (1883 – 1963) , 園部和一郎, was a Lieutenant-General in the Imperial Japanese Army. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Asaka Yasuhiko , 2 October 1887 - 12 April 1981) of Japan, was a the founder of a collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family and a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Army. ... Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Hata Shuroku (born July 26, 1879 - died May 10, 1962), was a Japanese general during World War II. Military career 2nd Lt (Artillery), June 1901 Graduated from War College with top scholarly rank, November 1910 Army General Staff, December 1910 Military student, Germany, March 1912 Major, July 1914; official duty... Count Terauchi Hisaichi (寺内 寿一) (1879 - June or November 1945) was the field marshal in command of Japans Southern Expeditionary Army Group during the World War II era. ... Hajime Sugiyama (Sujiyama; 1880—September 12, 1945) was a chief of the Japanese General Staff, Inspector-General of military training, minister of war and a Commander-in-Chief of the 1st General Army during World War II. In 1941 Sugiyama confidently told Emperor Hirohito that Japanese operations in the South... Jinsaburo Mazaki (真崎甚三郎 Mazaki Jinsaburō November 27, 1876–August 31, 1956) was a Japanese general, commandant of the Japanese Military Academy, and a leading political figure during the late 1920s and early 1930s. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ...

Tojo Central Government Cabinet This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Count Terauchi Hisaichi (寺内 寿一) (1879 - June or November 1945) was the field marshal in command of Japans Southern Expeditionary Army Group during the World War II era. ... Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... Kenji Doihara (土肥原 賢二 Doihara Kenji, August 8, 1883 - December 23, 1948) was a Japanese spy who served in northeastern China from 1913. ... Hata Shuroku (born July 26, 1879 - died May 10, 1962), was a Japanese general during World War II. Military career 2nd Lt (Artillery), June 1901 Graduated from War College with top scholarly rank, November 1910 Army General Staff, December 1910 Military student, Germany, March 1912 Major, July 1914; official duty... Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ... Jinsaburo Mazaki (November 27, 1876-August 31, 1956 was a Japanese soldier and politician. ... General Yasuji Okamura (1884-1966) Yasuji Okamura was a Japanese General, commanding 2nd Division at the begining of the Second Sino-Japanese War. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Kanin (Kotohito) of Japan (Kanin-no-miya Kotohito Shinnō) (10 November 1865 - 21 May 1945), was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a career army officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1931 to 1940. ... Osami Nagano Osami Nagano (永野修身 Nagano Osami, June 15, 1880 – January 5, 1947) was a prominent leader of the Imperial Japanese Navy before and during World War II. Nagano was born in Kochi in 1880. ...

To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Admiral Kantarō Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Kantarō Suzuki, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was the 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945. ... Shigenori Togo Shigenori Togo (東郷茂徳 Tōgō Shigenori, 10 December 1882 - 23 July 1950) was Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan at both the start and the end of World War II. He also served as Minister for Colonization in 1941, and assumed the same position, renamed the Minister for Greater...

Imperial General Headquarters (Dai Honei)

Minister of War The Ministry of War of Japan (陸軍省 Rikugun shó) was established in the late 19th century, alongside many other Ministries, as part of the creation of the first modern Japanese government. ...

Japanese Army Strategic Thought Group To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, 1887_1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. In April of 1945 he was made the War Minister of Japan, giving him great power in Japan as a member of the Japanese Cabinet and the Supreme Council for the Direction of...

Aide to War Minister, IGHQ As a result of her victories in the wars against China (1894-95) and Czarist Russia (1904-05), Japan secured the basic elements of her national desires - for the time being. ... The Imperial Japanese Army (: 大日本帝國陸軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国陸軍 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun) was the official ground based armed force of Japan from 1867 to 1945 when it was Imperial Japan. ...

  • Joichiro Sanada: Aide to War Minister, IGHQ

Staff officer IGHQ

  • Torashiro Kawabe: Army Staff officer, IGHQ
  • Prince Takahito: Army Staff officer, IGHQ
  • Arao Okikatsu: concurrently Army Staff Officer, IGHQ
  • Takushiro Hattori: Army Staff Officer, IGHQ
  • Suzuki Meiji: Army Staff officer IGHQ

Operations Bureau's Organization and Mobilization Section, IGHQ Torashiro Kawabe (1890-1960) was a Japanese general and served as Deputy Chief of Army General Staff within the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Mikasa (Takahito) of Japan (Mikasa-no-miya Takahito Shinnō; born December 15, 1915) is the fourth and youngest son of the Emperor Taishō and the Empress Teimei. ... Colonel Okitsugu (Koko) Arao was one of the original plotters in a scheme to prevent the Emperors declaration of surrender at the end of World War II. He was the chief of the War Affairs section of the Military Affairs Bureau of the Imperial Japanese Army. ...

  • Saburo Hayashi: Chief of Operations Bureau's Organization and Mobilization Section, IGHQ
  • Seijun Inada: Chief of Operations Bureau's Organization and Mobilization Section, IGHQ

Russian Section of Intelligence Department, IGHQ This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

  • Saburo Hayashi: Chief of Russian Section of Intelligence Department, IGHQ

Army Inner Liaison (Army Section), Military Affairs Bureau, Army Ministry, IGHQ This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

  • Masao Inaba:Army inner liaison (Army Section), Military Affairs Bureau, Army Ministry, IGHQ

Imperial Japanese Army General Staff (Tokyo HQ)

Army Zone Commands Hajime Sugiyama (Sujiyama; 1880—September 12, 1945) was a chief of the Japanese General Staff, Inspector-General of military training, minister of war and a Commander-in-Chief of the 1st General Army during World War II. In 1941 Sugiyama confidently told Emperor Hirohito that Japanese operations in the South... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... General Yoshijiro Umezu (梅酢芳次郎 Umezu Yoshijirō, 1882-1949) was the chief commander of the Japanese army in World War II. Along with War Minister Korechika Anami and Soemu Toyoda, Chief of Staff of the Navy, Umezu opposed surrender in August of 1945; he believed that...


Army Regional Commands


Army Tactical Commands


General Command of Southern Army

  • Hisaichi Terauchi: Commander of Southern Army
  • Takazo Numata: Vice-Commander of Southern Army

Army Tactical Commands Count Terauchi Hisaichi (寺内 寿一) (1879 - June or November 1945) was the field marshal in command of Japans Southern Expeditionary Army Group during the World War II era. ...


Army High Level Inner Liaison with Army General Staff, IGHQ

  • Suichi Miyazaki: Chief, First Bureau, Army General Staff Headquarters, attended operational liaison conference between IGHQ, Southern Army, and Fourteenth Area Army (Manila)

Minister of the Navy The Japanese Naval Ministry was established at the end of the 19th century, along with the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). ...

Japanese Navy Strategic Thinking Group Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ...

Imperial Japanese Navy General Staff (Tokyo HQ) In the years after the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-5, strategic thinking in the Japanese military was largely divided between the priority of mainland Asia (see North Strike group), and the southern, Pacific Ocean direction. ... The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) (: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍   or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun), officially Navy of Empire of Greater Japan, also known as the Japanese Navy or Combined Fleet was the Navy of Empire of Japan from 1869 until 1947, when it was dissolved following Japans constitutional renunciation of the use of force... The Imperial Japanese Navy General Staff or Gunreibo Socho, was in charge of Imperial Japanese Navy planning and operations. ...

Navy General Staff of Combined Fleet (Japan, later Truk HQ) Osami Nagano Osami Nagano (永野修身 Nagano Osami, June 15, 1880 – January 5, 1947) was a prominent leader of the Imperial Japanese Navy before and during World War II. Nagano was born in Kochi in 1880. ... Soemu Toyoda (豊田副武 Toyoda Soemu, May 22, 1885 - September 22, 1957) was a Japanese admiral of World War II. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1905 and joined the Imperial Japanese Navy and by 1941 had reached the rank of admiral and was commander of the... Shigeru Fukudome (1891-1971) was a Japanese vice admiral and Chief of Staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Graduating from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1913, and later the Naval Staff College in 1926, Fukudome was first assigned to the Combined Fleet in 1940 to April...

Navy Tactical Commands Isoroku Yamamoto ) (4 April 1884 – 18 April 1943) was a Fleet Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the first four years of World War II, graduate of Imperial Japanese Naval Academy and alumnus of U.S. Naval War College and Harvard University (1919 - 1921). ... Matome Ugaki (1890-August 14, 1945?) was a Japanese admiral during World War II, most notably serving at the Battle of Leyte Gulf. ... Mineichi Koga (1885-March 31/April, 1944) was a Japanese admiral and successor to Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto as commander of the Imperial Japanese Navys Combined Fleet. ... Shigeru Fukudome (1891-1971) was a Japanese vice admiral and Chief of Staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Graduating from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1913, and later the Naval Staff College in 1926, Fukudome was first assigned to the Combined Fleet in 1940 to April...


Navy-Army General Staff (IGHQ) Liaison Officer

  • Takushiro Hattori: Member (Army-Navy high level liaison), Naval General Staff; Naval Staff Officer (Operations) IGHQ; Section Chief (Operations), Army General Staff, IGHQ; Army Section Member, Naval General Staff Naval Staff Officer, IGHQ (Operations).
  • Joichiro Sanada: Chief, Second Section, (Army-Navy high level liaison) Army General Staff Headquarters; Staff Officer, IGHQ (Navy Section)

Inspectorate General of Military Training IGHQ The Imperial General Headquarters or Daihonei, as part of the Supreme War Council was the supreme command for Japanese military forces during the World War II era. ... The Inspectorate General of Military Training was responsible for all non-aviation training of the Imperial Japanese Army. ...

  • Ando Rikishi: Vice-Chief Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Sadao Araki: Inspector General of Military Training
  • Shunroku Hata: Inspector General of Artillery Training
  • Haruyoshi Hyakutate: Inspector General of Signal Training
  • Hitoshi Imamura: Deputy Chief, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Masatane Kanda: Department Chief, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Masakazu Kawabe: Section Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Heitaro Kimura: Artillery Department, Office of Military Training
  • Kenzo Kitano: Section Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Shigenori Kuroda: Office of Military Training
  • Jinsaburo Mazaki: Section Chief, Office of Military Training; also Inspector General of Military Training
  • Gen Sugiyama: Inspector General of Military Training
  • Akira Muto: Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Tasuku Okada: Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Ichiro Shichida: Section Chief, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Tokomatsu Shigeta: Inspector General of Artillery Training
  • Sosaku Suzuki: Chief, 2nd Section, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Sinichi Tanaka: Section Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Hisaichi Terauchi: Inspector General of Military Training
  • Otozo Yamada: Office of Cavalry Training (Inspectorate General of Military Training)
  • Un Yi: Attached to Inspectorate-General of Military Training
  • Nobuyushi Muto: Inspector-General of Military Training
  • Yoshikazu Nishi: Inspector-General of Military Training

Inspectorate General of Aviation IGHQ This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Hata Shuroku (born July 26, 1879 - died May 10, 1962), was a Japanese general during World War II. Military career 2nd Lt (Artillery), June 1901 Graduated from War College with top scholarly rank, November 1910 Army General Staff, December 1910 Military student, Germany, March 1912 Major, July 1914; official duty... Haruyoshi Hyakutate (1888-1947) was a Japanese general who led the defense of the Solomon Islands and Guadalcanal against U.S. forces throughout 1943-1944. ... Hitoshi Imamura was a chief of Army General Staff operations section during 1931-32 and after that a liason to 9th Division in Shanghai Incident, fighting early 1932. ... Masakazu Kawabe (1886 - 1965) was a Japanese officer during World War II. He reached the rank of Chujo (Lieutenant General) and was the Chief of Staff of the Japanese Central Chinese Army until March 1943 when he was appointed Commander in Chief of the Burma Area Army. ... Heitaro Kimura graduated from the Japanese Military Academy in 1908, and from Japanese War College in 1916. ... Jinsaburo Mazaki (November 27, 1876-August 31, 1956 was a Japanese soldier and politician. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Akira Muto (1883 – 23 December 1948) was a Japanese army commander. ... Sosaku Suzuki (1891-April 1945) was a Japanese general who served during Second Sino-Japanese War and the World War II. Born in Aichi prefecture, Suzuki graduated from the Japanese Military Academy in 1912. ... Count Terauchi Hisaichi (寺内 寿一) (1879 - June or November 1945) was the field marshal in command of Japans Southern Expeditionary Army Group during the World War II era. ... Otozo Yamada (山田乙三) was the Captain General of the Kwantung Army during World War II and the precursory Manchurian period. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Imperial Japanese Army Air Service. ...

Tomoyuki Yamashita, 1945 General Tomoyuki Yamashita (山下 奉文 Yamashita Tomoyuki) (November 8, 1885 – February 23, 1946) was a general of the Japanese Army during the World War II era. ... His Imperial Highness, Prince Mikasa (Takahito) of Japan (Mikasa no miya Takahito Shinnō; born December 15, 1915) is the fourth and youngest son of the Emperor Taishō and the Empress Teimei. ... Torashiro Kawabe (1890-1960) was a Japanese general and served as Deputy Chief of Army General Staff within the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. ... Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Kenji Doihara (土肥原 賢二 Doihara Kenji, August 8, 1883 - December 23, 1948) was a Japanese spy who served in northeastern China from 1913. ...

Home Defence

Home Defense Headquarters

Organization Otozo Yamada (山田乙三) was the Captain General of the Kwantung Army during World War II and the precursory Manchurian period. ... Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ...

  • Fifth Area Army and Northern Army District (Sapporo)
  • Eleventh Area Army and Northeastern Army District (Sendai)
  • Twelfth Area Army and Eastern Army District (Tokyo)
  • Thirteenth Area Army and Tokai Army District (Nagoya)
  • Fifteenth Area Army and Central Army District (Osaka)
  • Shikoku Army District (Zentsuji)
  • Sixteenth Area Army and Western Army District (Fukuoka)
  • Seventeenth Area Army and Korea Army District (Seoul)
  • Tenth Area Army and Formosa Army District (Taipei)
  • Imperial General Headquarters in Matsushiro Fortress, Nagano Prefecture

Zenkō-ji, ancient temple in Nagano Nagano (長野市) is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture, situated near the junction of the Chikuma River and the Sai River on the island of Honshu, Japan. ... Categories: Host cities of the Winter Olympic Games | Cities in Nagano Prefecture | Japan geography stubs ...

Tokyo metropolitan area

Toshizo Nishio was a Japanese general, considered to be one of the Japanese Imperial Armys successful and ablest strategists during the Second Sino-Japanese War, who commanded the Japanese 2nd Army during the first years of the China Incident. ... External link Metropolitan Police Department Categories: Japan-related stubs | Tokyo | Law enforcement in Japan ... The Tokko (Tokubetsu Koto Keisatsu or Special Higher Police) was a police force established in 1901 in Japan. ... The Kempeitai (憲兵隊, Law Soldier Regiment) were the military police of the Imperial Japanese Army. ... The Tokeitai (Naval Secret Police) was the Imperial Japanese Navys police equivalent to the Imperial Japanese Armys Kempeitai military police service. ... Imperial Guards this entire page is under comment. ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ...

Tokyo Divisional District

  • Jo Iimura: Commanding General, Tokyo Defense Army; concurrently Commanding General, Tokyo Divisional District

Tokyo Defense Command

  • Yoshikazu Nishi: Commander Officer of Tokyo Defence Command

Tokyo Garrison Headquarters

  • Kiichiro Higuchi: Staff Officer, Tokyo Garrison Headquarters
  • Joichiro Sanada: Staff Officer, Tokyo Garrison Command

Tokyo Bay Fortress Detachment Officers

  • Shihei Oba: Commanding General, Tokyo Bay Fortress, concurrently Commanding General, Tokyo Bay Detachment
  • Tokumatsu Shigeta: Staff Officer, Tokyo Bay Fortress Detachment

Maizuru Fortified Zone

  • Kanji Ishihara: Commanding General, Maizuru Fortified Zone

Tsushima Fortress Detachment

Kiyotake Kawaguchi was a Japanese general who served during the Second Sino-Japanese and Second World Wars, most notably at the Battle of Guadalcanal. ... List of Army Fortresses in Japan proper. ...

Officer assigned to General Defense Command

(1888-1980) Japanese Lieutenant-General, commanded the Guard Division and 1st Army and 25th Army in the Second Sino-Japanese War and 15th Army in the successful begining of the Burma Campaign in World War II. Military Career 1932 - 1934 Instructor at the Infantry School 1934 - 1935 Commanding Officer 4th...

Shinbu Group (Fourteenth Area Army command)

  • Shizuo Yokoyama: Commanding General, Shinbu Group (Fourteenth Area Army command)

Shizuo Yokoyama (1890-1961) was a Japanese general who commanded the Shimbu Group, assigned to the defense of the Philippine Islands during the final days of the Second World War. ...

Northeastern Army District Headquarters (Japan Proper)

  • Sinichi Tanaka: attached to Northeastern Army District Headquarters (Japan Proper)

Northern Distric Army Command

  • Kiichiro Higuchi: concurrently Commanding General, Northern District Army Command

Western Army District HQ

  • Kanji Nishihara:attached to Western Army District Headquarters

Western District Army Command

  • Shizuo Sakaguchi: attached to Western District Army Command

Central District Army Headquarters

  • Joichiro Sanada: Central District Army Headquarters

Central District Army Command

Masakazu Kawabe (1886 - 1965) was a Japanese officer during World War II. He reached the rank of Chujo (Lieutenant General) and was the Chief of Staff of the Japanese Central Chinese Army until March 1943 when he was appointed Commander in Chief of the Burma Area Army. ... The Home Defense Units in Japan refers to Japanese defense units during World War II. Home Defense Armies Second General Army (Hiroshima) Shunroku Hata: Commander-in-Chief, Second General Army (Hiroshima) Tokai District Army (Nagoya) Tasuko Okada: concurrently Commanding General, Tokai District Army (Nagoya) Central District Army Masakazu Kawabe: Commanding...

Chosen Army District

  • Seichiro Itagaki: concurrently Commanding General, Chosen District Army Command

For details of the Chosen Army:

Organization of the Chosen Army of Japan. ...

War Ministries

Munitions Minister

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Takijiro Onishi (1891—1945) was a Japanese general with a especially romantic view on life, being obsessed with self-sacrifice. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... It has been suggested that Personnel involved in the development of World War II suicide attacks be merged into this article or section. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

War Materiel Section, War Ministry

  • Hiroo Sato: Chief, War Materiel Section, War Ministry

Sagami Army Arsenal

  • Tasuku Okada: Chief, Sagami Army Arsenal

Tokyo Army Arsenal

Kijiro Nambu Kijiro Nambu (1869-1949) A prolific Japanese small arms designer. ... Kijiro Nambu Kijiro Nambu (1869-1949) was a prolific Japanese small arms designer, sometimes called the John Browning of Japan. He designed or helped design many of the weapons the Japanese military would carry into the Second World War. ...

Army Remount Department

Minoru Sasaki, sometimes referred to as Noburo Sasaki in western sources, was a commander in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. He commanded Japanese forces during the Battle of New Georgia from June, 1943 to August, 1943. ...

Inspector General of Chemical Warfare

  • Kanji Nishihara: Inspector General of Chemical Warfare
  • Kazumoto Machijiri: Inspector General of Chemical Warfare

Lieutenant General Viscount Machijiri Kazumoto (born 1889, died 1950) was member of the nobility and served in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. General Kazumoto was aide-de-camp to the Emperor on two occaisions as well as Commanding Officer of the Imperial Guards Artillery Regiment. ...

Officer in Inspectorate General

  • Shinichi Tanaka: Chief of Staff, Inspectorate General, LOC

Army Section, Imperial General Headquarters

  • Prince Takahito: Staff officer in the Army Section of the Imperial General Headquarters

His Imperial Highness Prince Mikasa (Takahito) of Japan (Mikasa-no-miya Takahito Shinnō; born December 15, 1915) is the fourth and youngest son of the Emperor Taishō and the Empress Teimei. ...

Oita PW Internment Camp Staff

  • Akira Muto: member of Oita PW Internment Camp staff

Akira Muto (1883 – 23 December 1948) was a Japanese army commander. ...

Army Allied Prisoner of War Information Bureau

  • Hitoshi Hamada:Deputy Chief Supervisor of Allied Prisoner of War Information Bureau

Army Commanders of Military Prisons and POW Camps in occupied territoires

  • Lieutenant-General Igatu: General Officer Commanding Prisoner of War Camps Philippines
  • Shinpei Fukei: Commandant Prisoner of War Camps, Singapore
  • Major-General Arimina: Commandant Changi Jail, Singapore

War Minister

Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ... Senjuro Hayashi (林 銑十郎 Hayashi Senjūrō, February 23, 1876–February 4, 1943) was a Japanese politician and the 33rd Prime Minister of Japan from February 2, 1937 to June 4, 1937. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Ministry of War of Japan (陸軍省 Rikugun shó) was established in the late 19th century, alongside many other Ministries, as part of the creation of the first modern Japanese government. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jiro Minami (1874 - 1955) was the General Officer Commanding 16th Division from 1926 to 1927, Vice Chief General Staff from 1927 to 1929, Commander in Chief Chosen Army from 1929 to 1930 Japanese Minister of War in 1931, a member of the Supreme War Council from 1931 to 1934, commander... Hata Shuroku (born July 26, 1879 - died May 10, 1962), was a Japanese general during World War II. Military career 2nd Lt (Artillery), June 1901 Graduated from War College with top scholarly rank, November 1910 Army General Staff, December 1910 Military student, Germany, March 1912 Major, July 1914; official duty... Kazushige Ugaki (宇垣 一成 Ugaki Kazushige; August 21, 1868, Okayama prefecture, Japan - 30 April 1956, Tokyo) was a Japanese general. ... Umezu signing the instrument of surrender to the United States General Yoshijiro Umezu ) (January 4, 1882 - January 8, 1949) was the chief commander of the Japanese army in World War II. In the 1920s Umezu was a member of the Tosei-Ha (Control Group) led by General Kazushige Ugaki along... Itagaki Seishiro (板垣 征四郎 Itagaki SÄ“shirō; January 21, 1885 - December 23, 1948) was a Japanese military officer in the Guandong Army. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... Count Terauchi Hisaichi (寺内 寿一) (1879 - June or November 1945) was the field marshal in command of Japans Southern Expeditionary Army Group during the World War II era. ... Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ...

Deputy Minister of War

Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ...

Vice-Minister of War

General Yoshinori Shirakawa 1869-1932 1916 - 1919 Head of Personnel Bureau, Ministry of War 1919 - 1921 Commandant of the Military Academy 1922 - 1923 Vice-Minister of War 1923 Head of Army Aeronautical Bureau, Ministry of War 10 Oct 1923 - 28 Jul 1926 Commander of Kwangtung Army 25 Feb 1932 - 29... Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... Kazushige Ugaki (宇垣 一成 Ugaki Kazushige; August 21, 1868, Okayama prefecture, Japan - 30 April 1956, Tokyo) was a Japanese general. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Heitaro Kimura graduated from the Japanese Military Academy in 1908, and from Japanese War College in 1916. ... Kuniaki Koiso Kuniaki Koiso (小磯 国昭 Koiso Kuniaki, March 22, 1880–November 3, 1950) was the 41st Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944 to April 7, 1945. ...

Secretary to the War Minister

  • Joichiro Sanada: Secretary to War Minister; concurrently Adjutant in the same Ministry; Aide to the War Minister; Staff Officer, Tokyo Garrison Command
  • Takushiro Hattori: Secretary to the War Minister; Adjutant, War Ministry
  • Joichiro Sanada: Aide to War Minister, IGHQ
  • Hiroo Sato: Adjutant to the War Minister
  • Yoshio Kozuki: Secretary to the War Minister; Adjutant, War Ministry
  • Toshizo Nishio: Adjutant, War Ministry; Secretary to the War Minister; Governor, Tokyo Metropolitan area
  • Yozo Miyama: Senior Adjutant, War Ministry
  • Arao Okikatsu: Secretary to the War Minister

Toshizo Nishio was a Japanese general, considered to be one of the Japanese Imperial Armys successful and ablest strategists during the Second Sino-Japanese War, who commanded the Japanese 2nd Army during the first years of the China Incident. ... Colonel Okitsugu (Koko) Arao was one of the original plotters in a scheme to prevent the Emperors declaration of surrender at the end of World War II. He was the chief of the War Affairs section of the Military Affairs Bureau of the Imperial Japanese Army. ...

Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry

  • Kenryo Sato: Chief, Army Affairs Bureau
  • Kitsuju Ayabe: Member, Army Affairs Section
  • Tetsuzan Nagata: Chief, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Hitoshi Imamura: Chief, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Kiyotake Kawaguchi: Member, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Heitaro Kimura: Chief, Military Administration Bureau, War Ministry
  • Masahiko Takeshita: Chief of the Domestic affairs section of the Military Affairs Bureau
  • Machijiri Kazumoto: Chief of Army Affairs Section, Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of War and Head of Military Affairs Bureau, in same Ministry
  • Takeji Nara:Head of Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of War
  • Kenji Hatanaka: Officer in Military Affairs Section
  • Yoshio Kozuki: assigned to the Military Affairs Bureau
  • Tadamachi Kuribayashi: Member, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Renya Mutaguchi: Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Tetsuzan Nagata: Chief, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Hidemitsu Nakano: Member, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Kanji Nishihara: Section Member, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Kengo Noda: Member, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Hideyoshi Obata: Member, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Sanji Okido: Member, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Joichiro Sanada: Chief, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Minoru Sasaki: Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Gen Sugiyama: Chief, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Sosaku Suzuki: Member, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Teiichi Suzuki: Member, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Sizuichi Tanaka: Member, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Yuitsu Tsuchihashi: Member, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Tomoyuki Yamashita: Member and Chief, Army Affairs Section, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Takeo Yasuda: Chief, Defense Section, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Isamu Yokoyama: Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Takeji Nara: Head of Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of War
  • Isamu Cho: Attached to Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of War

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Economic Mobilization Bureau in War Ministry and related sections

  • Shigenori Kuroda: Section Chief (Conscription), War Ministry
  • Tetsuzan Nagata: Section Chief, Economic Mobilization Bureau
  • Koiso Kuniaki: Chief, Materiel Mobilization Bureau, War Ministry
  • Heitaro Kimura: Section Chief, Economic Mobilization Bureau, War Ministry
  • Kanji Nishihara: attached to Army Technical Department
  • Toshishiro Obata: Chief, Operations Bureau, Army General Staff
  • Joichiro Sanada: Member, War Ministry Maintenance section; Chief, Army Affairs Section, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Minoru Sasaki: Ordnance Bureau, War Ministry, Army Ordnance Main Depot, Mechanized Department
  • Sosaku Suzuki: Army Ordnance, Administration Department
  • Kenryo Sato: Chief, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry
  • Teichii Suzuki: Military Affairs Bureau; concurrently Member of the Cabinet Research Board
  • Shinichi Tanaka: Chief, Military Service Section, War Ministry
  • Yoshijiro Umezu: Ordnance Bureau, War Ministry
  • Isamu Yokoyama: Economic Mobilization Bureau, War Ministry; Section Chief, Planning Bureau, Cabinet Resources Board

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Kuniaki Koiso Kuniaki Koiso (小磯 国昭 Koiso Kuniaki, March 22, 1880–November 3, 1950) was the 41st Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944 to April 7, 1945. ... Heitaro Kimura graduated from the Japanese Military Academy in 1908, and from Japanese War College in 1916. ... Minoru Sasaki, sometimes referred to as Noburo Sasaki in western sources, was a commander in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. He commanded Japanese forces during the Battle of New Georgia from June, 1943 to August, 1943. ... Sosaku Suzuki (1891-April 1945) was a Japanese general who served during Second Sino-Japanese War and the World War II. Born in Aichi prefecture, Suzuki graduated from the Japanese Military Academy in 1912. ... Umezu signing the instrument of surrender to the United States General Yoshijiro Umezu ) (January 4, 1882 - January 8, 1949) was the chief commander of the Japanese army in World War II. In the 1920s Umezu was a member of the Tosei-Ha (Control Group) led by General Kazushige Ugaki along...

Personal Bureau of War Ministry

  • Yaezo Akashiba: Member, Personnel Bureau
  • Korechika Anami: Chief, Personnel Bureau
  • Yasuji Okamura: Chief, Assignments Section, Personnel Bureau, War Ministry
  • Tan Nukata: Chief, Personnel Bureau, War Ministry
  • Sanji Okido: attached to Personnel Bureau, War Ministry
  • Otozo Yamada: Chief, Personnel Bureau

Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... General Yasuji Okamura (1884-1966) Yasuji Okamura was a Japanese General, commanding 2nd Division at the begining of the Second Sino-Japanese War. ... Otozo Yamada (山田乙三) was the Captain General of the Kwantung Army during World War II and the precursory Manchurian period. ...

Press Relations Branch, Ministry of War

Masaharu Homma (本間雅晴 Honma Masaharu, 1888 in Sado, Niigata Prefecture, Japan - April 3, 1946 in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, also known as the Poet General, was the Japanese General in charge of the troops and actions that created the Bataan death march in Philippines during 1942 and the bombing of...

Army Field Marshal

His Imperial Highness Prince Kanin (Kotohito) of Japan (Kanin-no-miya Kotohito Shinnō) (10 November 1865 - 21 May 1945), was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a career army officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1931 to 1940. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Nashimoto (Morimasa) of Japan (jp: 梨本宮守正王, Nashimoto no miya Morimasa ō) (9 March 1874 - 2 January 1951) was a one-time member of the Japanese imperial family, field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army, and the chief priest of the Ise Shrine from 1937 until 1947. ... Hata Shuroku (born July 26, 1879 - died May 10, 1962), was a Japanese general during World War II. Military career 2nd Lt (Artillery), June 1901 Graduated from War College with top scholarly rank, November 1910 Army General Staff, December 1910 Military student, Germany, March 1912 Major, July 1914; official duty... Count Terauchi Hisaichi (寺内 寿一) (1879 - June or November 1945) was the field marshal in command of Japans Southern Expeditionary Army Group during the World War II era. ... Hajime Sugiyama (Sujiyama; 1880—September 12, 1945) was a chief of the Japanese General Staff, Inspector-General of military training, minister of war and a Commander-in-Chief of the 1st General Army during World War II. In 1941 Sugiyama confidently told Emperor Hirohito that Japanese operations in the South... Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ... Baron Nobuyoshi Muto ) (15 July 1868 – 27 July 1933) was Commander of the Kwangtung Army in 1933, Japanese ambassador to Manchukuo, and a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army. ...

Provost Marshal General

  • Sadao Araki: Provost Marshal General
  • Fusataro Teshima: Provost Marshal General (LtGen)
  • Shigeru Taiboku:Provost Marshal General
  • Toranosuke Hashimoto: Provost Marshal General, later the Japanese first priest in Shintoist central Shrine in Hsinking, led the Cultural Japanese entity in Manchukuo,amongst operative leader of Manchoukouan Intelligence services.
  • See List of Japanese Army Officers (WW2)

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General Affairs Bureau, Provost Marshal Headquarters

  • Fusataro Teshima: Chief, General Affairs Bureau, Provost Marshal Headquarters

Inspectorate General of Military Training

  • Ando Rikishi: Vice-Chief Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Sadao Araki: Inspector General of Military Training
  • Shunroku Hata: Inspector General of Artillery Training
  • Haruyoshi Hyakutate: Inspector General of Signal Training
  • Hitoshi Imamura: Deputy Chief, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Masatane Kanda: Department Chief, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Masakazu Kawabe: Section Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Heitaro Kimura: Artillery Department, Office of Military Training
  • Kenzo Kitano: Section Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Shigenori Kuroda: Office of Military Training
  • Jinsaburo Mazaki: Section Chief, Office of Military Training; also Inspector General of Military Training
  • Akira Muto: Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Tasuku Okada: Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Ichiro Shichida: Section Chief, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Tokomatsu Shigeta: Inspector General of Artillery Training
  • Sosaku Suzuki: Chief, 2nd Section, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Sinichi Tanaka: Section Member, Inspectorate General of Military Training
  • Hisaichi Terauchi: Inspector General of Military Training
  • Otozo Yamada: Office of Cavalry Training (Inspectorate General of Military Training)
  • Heisuke Yanagawa: Inspector-General of Cavalry Training

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Imperial Army-Navy military teaching and training services units

See: Military instructors and trainers of the Empire of Japan A list of Imperial Army-Navy personnel with responsibility for military teaching and training of new recruits. ...


Army Officers in Reserve list

  • Sadao Araki: retired, March 1936, later enter in politic activities
  • Jiro Minami: placed on reserve list, 1936, later reacalled
  • Nobuyuki Abe: In 1936 put on reserve list with rank of general
  • Ando Rikishi: transferred to reserve list, January 1941; recalled to active duty
  • Keisuke Fujie: retired, April 1945; recalled to active duty
  • Masaharu Homma: transferred to First Reserve List, August 1943
  • Shojiro Iida: retired, December 1944; later recalled
  • Kanji Ishihara: retired, 1938; recalled to active duty, 1938-40
  • Kiyotake Kawaguchi: unassigned list, March 1943; transferred to first reserve list, April 1943
  • Teiichi Suzuki: transferred to first reserve list
  • Renya Mutaguchi: retired, December 1944
  • Toshizo Nishio: placed on reserve list, 1942
  • Ichiro Shicida: retired, April 1945; recalled to active duty
  • Hideki Tojo: relieved of all military and political posts, July 1944; retired to first reserve list
  • Kioji Tominaga: transferred to first reserve list (Formosa), May 1945
  • Koiso Kuniaki: retired to first reserve list, July 1938
  • Yoshitoshi Tokugawa: Was entered on Reserve list (1939), for later retirement to civilian life (1939). He was called to operational service during 1944-45.

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jiro Minami (1874 - 1955) was the General Officer Commanding 16th Division from 1926 to 1927, Vice Chief General Staff from 1927 to 1929, Commander in Chief Chosen Army from 1929 to 1930 Japanese Minister of War in 1931, a member of the Supreme War Council from 1931 to 1934, commander... Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... Masaharu Homma (本間雅晴 Honma Masaharu, 1888 in Sado, Niigata Prefecture, Japan - April 3, 1946 in Los Baños, Laguna, Philippines, also known as the Poet General, was the Japanese General in charge of the troops and actions that created the Bataan death march in Philippines during 1942 and the bombing of... (1888-1980) Japanese Lieutenant-General, commanded the Guard Division and 1st Army and 25th Army in the Second Sino-Japanese War and 15th Army in the successful begining of the Burma Campaign in World War II. Military Career 1932 - 1934 Instructor at the Infantry School 1934 - 1935 Commanding Officer 4th... Kiyotake Kawaguchi was a Japanese general who served during the Second Sino-Japanese and Second World Wars, most notably at the Battle of Guadalcanal. ... (1888-1966) Lieutenant-General Renya Mutaguchi Commanded the 18th Division in south China and in the World War II Campaigns in Malaya, Philippines and Burma. ... Toshizo Nishio was a Japanese general, considered to be one of the Japanese Imperial Armys successful and ablest strategists during the Second Sino-Japanese War, who commanded the Japanese 2nd Army during the first years of the China Incident. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Kuniaki Koiso Kuniaki Koiso (小磯 国昭 Koiso Kuniaki, March 22, 1880–November 3, 1950) was the 41st Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944 to April 7, 1945. ... Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ...

Army

Deputy Chief of Army General Staff

  • Jun Ushiroku: Senior Deputy Chief of Army General Staff
  • Hikosaburo Hata: Second Deputy Chief of Army General Staff
  • Torashiro Kawabe: Deputy Chief of Army General Staff
  • Gen Sugiyama: Deputy Chief of Army General Staff

Torashiro Kawabe (1890-1960) was a Japanese general and served as Deputy Chief of Army General Staff within the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Chief of Army General Staff

His Imperial Highness Prince Kanin (Kotohito) of Japan (Kanin-no-miya Kotohito Shinnō) (10 November 1865 - 21 May 1945), was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a career army officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1931 to 1940. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Umezu signing the instrument of surrender to the United States General Yoshijiro Umezu ) (January 4, 1882 - January 8, 1949) was the chief commander of the Japanese army in World War II. In the 1920s Umezu was a member of the Tosei-Ha (Control Group) led by General Kazushige Ugaki along... Hajime Sugiyama (Sujiyama; 1880—September 12, 1945) was a chief of the Japanese General Staff, Inspector-General of military training, minister of war and a Commander-in-Chief of the 1st General Army during World War II. In 1941 Sugiyama confidently told Emperor Hirohito that Japanese operations in the South...

Bureau Chief of Army General Staff

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1st Bureau Chief of Army General Staff

  • Kitsuju Ayabe: Head 1st Bureau General Staff
  • Morikazu Amano: Chief 1st Section General Staff

Kitsuji Ayabe (1894–TBD) was a Chujo (Lieutenant General) in Japans Kwantung Army. ...

2nd Bureau Chief of Army General Staff

  • Seizo Arisue: Head 2nd Bureau General Staff
  • Kiichiro Higuchi: Head 2nd Bureau General Staff

Vice Chief of Army General Staff

  • Kiyoshi Imai: Vice Chief of Army General Staff
  • Nobuyushi Muto: Vice Chief of Army General Staff

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Army General Staff

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20th Group - War Coordination, Army General Staff

  • Makoto Matsutani: Chief, 20th Group-War Coordination, Army General Staff

Operations Section, Army General Staff

  • Seijun Inada: Chief of Operations Section, Army General Staff

Third Section-Organization and Mobilization, Army General Staff

  • Yozo Miyama: Chief, Third Section (Organization and Mobilization), Army General Staff
  • Kitsuju Ayabe: Section Chief, Third Section (Organization and Mobilization), Army General Staff

Kitsuji Ayabe (1894–TBD) was a Chujo (Lieutenant General) in Japans Kwantung Army. ...

Chief of General Intelligence Bureau in Army General Staff

  • Seizo Arisue: Chief of General Intelligence Bureau in Army General Staff

Second Bureau (Intelligence Division), Army General Staff

  • Major General Okamoto: Chief, Second Bureau (Intelligence Division), Army General Staff, at the time of the outbreak of the Pacific War. His staff consisted of Colonel Kotani, Navy officer Captain Onoda, and Mr.Yosano, Foreign Office Chancellor.
  • Seizo Arisue: Chief, Second Bureau (Intelligence Division), Army General Staff
  • Haruyoshi Hyakutate: Chief of the Cryptographic Section (Intelligence Division), Army General Staff

Combatants Republic of China U.S.A. (from 1941) U.K. (from 1941) Australia (1941) Netherlands (1941) New Zealand (1941) Canada (1941) U.S.S.R. (from 1945) Empire of Japan Commanders Chiang Kai-shek, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin (from 1945) Hideki Tojo The Pacific War was... Haruyoshi Hyakutate (1888-1947) was a Japanese general who led the defense of the Solomon Islands and Guadalcanal against U.S. forces throughout 1943-1944. ...

Russian unit of Second Bureau (Intelligence Division) Army General Staff

  • Saburo Hayashi: Commander of Russian unit, Second Bureau (Intelligence) Army General Staff

Japanese Army Intelligence Services units This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

  • Hideki Tojo, the highest operative Chief in Japanese Army Intelligence Services in wartime
  • Prince Takeda Tsuneyoshi as the underground, supreme chief and secret agent in Japanese Secret Service in Manchukuo
  • Toranosuke Hashimoto as Operative Commander of Manchoukouan Secret services under led of Prince Takeda amongst Kempeitai services
  • Torashiro Kawabe Staff Officer (Operations/Intelligence), Kwantung Army
  • Kingoro Hashimoto Chief, Special Service Agency, Hailar, Kwantung Army
  • Haruyoshi Hyakutate Chief of the Special Service Agency, Kwantung Army in Harbin
  • Kuniaki Koiso leader of Special Services Agency in Manchukuo
  • Michitaro Komatsubara intelligence chief of Special Services Agency in Harbin for some time
  • Noboyushi Obata (Shinryo) chief of Special Services Agency in Harbin
  • Kanji Tsuneoka Directed the Mongol department of Kwantung Army in land and native saboteurs and secret agent units
  • Hiroshi Akita Chief of German Section of Japanese Military Intelligence in this period
  • Masayoshi Yamamoto Led the Matsu Kikan (Pine Tree) Secret Agency, under command of 19th Army, with HQ in Ambon (Dutch Indies)
  • Jinzo Nomoto intelligence officer sent by a unit of the Imperial Japanese Army to Tibet and Sinkiang

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Army Technical Research Institute

  • Lieutenant-General Gondo:Director 9th Dept Army Technical Research Institute
  • Yoshikazu Nishi: Head of General Affairs Bureau in Technical Research Institute

Third Bureau (Logistics), Army General Staff

  • Tan Nukata: Chief, Third Bureau-Logistics, Army General Staff
  • Goro Isoya: Chief, Third Bureau-Logistics, Army General Staff

Railways and Shipping section, Army General Staff

  • Arao Okikatsu: Section Chief (Railways and Shipping), Army General Staff

Colonel Okitsugu (Koko) Arao was one of the original plotters in a scheme to prevent the Emperors declaration of surrender at the end of World War II. He was the chief of the War Affairs section of the Military Affairs Bureau of the Imperial Japanese Army. ...

Army Ordnance and Army Shipping Department

  • Yoshio Kozuki: Commanding General, Shipping Transportation Headquarters
  • Sosaku Suzuki: Army Ordnance, Administration Department; Chief, Army Shipping Department Shipping Transportation Headquarters
  • Hideo Baba: General Officer Commanding Army Maritime Transport Command
  • Hakaru Gondo: Commanding Officer 13th Shipping Group

Sosaku Suzuki (1891-April 1945) was a Japanese general who served during Second Sino-Japanese War and the World War II. Born in Aichi prefecture, Suzuki graduated from the Japanese Military Academy in 1912. ...

Chairman of the Military Affairs Bureau

  • Tetsuzan Nagata: Military Affairs Bureau and Economic Mobilization Bureau
  • Kenryo Sato: Chief of the Military Affairs Bureau, Government Planning Board
  • Ando Rikichi: Chief, Military Administration Section, Military Administration Bureau
  • Renya Mutaguchi: Military Affairs Bureau
  • Akiho Ishii: Chief, Military Affairs Section, War Ministry
  • Arao Okikatsu: Chief, Army Affairs Section, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Susumu Nishiura: Chief, Army Affairs Section, War Ministry
  • Tan Nukata: Chief, General Affairs Bureau
  • Hitoshi Imamura: Section Chief, Military Affairs Bureau
  • Yoshio Kozuki: Military Affairs Bureau and Military Administration Bureau; member Military Administration Bureau
  • Kanji Nishihara: Section Member, Military Affairs Bureau; Inspector General of Chemical Warfare
  • Takeo Yasuda: Chief, Defense Section, Military Affairs Bureau, War Ministry

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Commanders Officer Army Home Stations

  • Masao Iwasa: Commanding Officer Tokyo Home Station
  • Jinzaburo Ishitani: Commanding Officer Tsu Home Station, Commanding Officer Ujiyamada Home Station, Commanding Officer Yokkaichi Home Station
  • Juzo Hirata: Commanding Officer Shibata Home Station
  • Seiji Ikehama: Commanding Officer Ashigawa Home Station and Commanding Officer Obihiro Home Station
  • Keinosuke Iizuka: Commanding Officer Akita Home Station
  • Tomejiro Hishiki: Commanding Officer Wakamatsu Home Station
  • Juro Goto: Commanding Officer Kofu Home Station
  • Hisao Harada: Commanding Officer Matsumo Home Station, Commanding Officer Muramatsu Home Station and Commanding Officer Takeda Home Station

Army Aeronautical Department

Administrative Chief of Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department

  • Korechika Anami: Chief, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Shunroku Hata: Chief, Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Naruhiko Higashikuni: Chief, Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Takuma Shimoyama: Chief Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Michio Sugawara: Chief Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Gen Sugiyama: Chief, Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Kumaichi Teramoto: Member, Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Takeo Yasuda: Chief, Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Koiso Kuniaki: Chief, Administrative Division, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Tsuneori Kaya: Attached to Administration, Army Aeronautical Department, Ministry of War

Chief of the Army Aviation Headquarters Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... Hata Shuroku (born July 26, 1879 - died May 10, 1962), was a Japanese general during World War II. Military career 2nd Lt (Artillery), June 1901 Graduated from War College with top scholarly rank, November 1910 Army General Staff, December 1910 Military student, Germany, March 1912 Major, July 1914; official duty... Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Kuniaki Koiso Kuniaki Koiso (小磯 国昭 Koiso Kuniaki, March 22, 1880–November 3, 1950) was the 41st Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944 to April 7, 1945. ...

Inspectorate General of Army Air Force Tomoyuki Yamashita, 1945 General Tomoyuki Yamashita (山下 奉文 Yamashita Tomoyuki) (November 8, 1885 – February 23, 1946) was a general of the Japanese Army during the World War II era. ...

Air Armies General Commanders Tomoyuki Yamashita, 1945 General Tomoyuki Yamashita (山下 奉文 Yamashita Tomoyuki) (November 8, 1885 – February 23, 1946) was a general of the Japanese Army during the World War II era. ... His Imperial Highness, Prince Mikasa (Takahito) of Japan (Mikasa no miya Takahito Shinnō; born December 15, 1915) is the fourth and youngest son of the Emperor Taishō and the Empress Teimei. ... Korechika Anami Korechika Anami (阿南 惟幾 Anami Korechika, February 21st 1887- August 15th 1945) was a Japanese general in World War II. Military Career 2dLt (Infantry),December 1906; was graduated from War College, November 1918; attached to Army General Staff, April 1919; Member, same, December 1919; Major, February 1922; Staff Officer, Sakhalin... Torashiro Kawabe (1890-1960) was a Japanese general and served as Deputy Chief of Army General Staff within the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Kenji Doihara (土肥原 賢二 Doihara Kenji, August 8, 1883 - December 23, 1948) was a Japanese spy who served in northeastern China from 1913. ...

  • Masakazu Kawabe: Commanding General, Air General Army, (took charge of Army air operations in homeland, Chosen and Ryukyus)
  • Takeo Yasuda: Commanding General, First Air Army
  • Torashiro Kawabe: Commanding General, Second Air Army (Manchuria)
  • Hideyoshi Obata: Third Air Army General Commander
  • Michio Sugawara: Third Air Army Commander and Sixth Air Army Commander. Between March and May 1945, General Sugawara was engaged in the Ten-Go Air Operation, under the Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet
  • Kumaichi Teramoto: Commanding General, Fourth Air Army
  • Kyoji Tominaga: Fourth Air Army Commander
  • Takuma Shimoyama: At end of World War II, he was Commanding General (LtGen), Fifth Air Army, stationed in Seoul, Chosen
  • Un Yi: General Officer Commanding 1st Air Army

Air Groups Commanders Masakazu Kawabe (1886 - 1965) was a Japanese officer during World War II. He reached the rank of Chujo (Lieutenant General) and was the Chief of Staff of the Japanese Central Chinese Army until March 1943 when he was appointed Commander in Chief of the Burma Area Army. ... Joseon (Cháoxiǎn (朝鲜) in Chinese; Chosen (朝鮮) in Japanese) is a name for Korea, as used in the following cases: As part of the name of several ancient kingdoms (including Gojoseon, Gija Joseon, and Wiman Joseon); During most of the Joseon Dynasty, when the country... The Ryukyu Islands (琉球列島 Ryūkyū-rettō) are an island group, the southern portion belonging to Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, and the northern part belonging to Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. ... Torashiro Kawabe (1890-1960) was a Japanese general and served as Deputy Chief of Army General Staff within the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second World War. ... Hideyoshi Obata was a Japanese soldier and politician. ... The Combined Fleet (連合艦隊 Rengo Kantai) was the name of the Japanese Navy, until World War II. See also: Military History of Japan Categories: Military stubs | Fleets | Imperial Japanese Navy ... Seoul (Sŏul[1] 서울)   is the capital and largest city of South Korea (Republic of Korea). ... Joseon (Cháoxiǎn (朝鲜) in Chinese; Chosen (朝鮮) in Japanese) is a name for Korea, as used in the following cases: As part of the name of several ancient kingdoms (including Gojoseon, Gija Joseon, and Wiman Joseon); During most of the Joseon Dynasty, when the country...

  • Michio Sugawara: First Air Group Commander
  • Kumaichi Teramoto: Commanding General, Second Air Group (LtGen)
  • Hideyoshi Obata: Fifth Air Group Commander and Third Air Group Commander

Air Regiment Commanders Hideyoshi Obata was a Japanese soldier and politician. ...

  • Michio Sugawara: LtCol (Air Force), Regimental Commander, 6th Air Regiment (Colonel)
  • Rikishi Tsukada: LtCol/Colonel (Air Force) Officer attached to 7th Air Regiment; later 7th Air Regiment Commander
  • Kumaichi Teramoto: Regimental Commander, 8th Air Regiment (Colonel, Air Force)
  • Takuma Shimoyama: Regimental Commander, 16th Air Regiment
  • Hideyoshi Obata: Regimental Commander, 16th Air Regiment
  • Yoshitoshi Tokugawa: Commanding Officer 1st Air Regiment

Air Force Brigade Commanders Hideyoshi Obata was a Japanese soldier and politician. ... Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ...

  • Michio Sugawara: Brigade Commander, 2nd Air Brigade, Brigade Commander, 3rd Air Brigade

Air Force Staff Officers

  • Prince Mikasa: Member of Staff of the Air General Army
  • Rikishi Tsukada: Chief of Staff, First Air Group
  • Takuma Shimoyama: Staff Officer, Air Force
  • Michio Sugawara: Department (MajGen), Staff Officer, Air Force administration

Officer Attached to Second Air Group HQ His Imperial Highness, Prince Mikasa (Takahito) of Japan (Mikasa no miya Takahito Shinnō; born December 15, 1915) is the fourth and youngest son of the Emperor Taishō and the Empress Teimei. ...

  • Hideyoshi Obata: Colonel (Air Force) --attached to Second Air Group Headquarters

Commanding Officer in Air Battalion Hideyoshi Obata was a Japanese soldier and politician. ...

Acting General Officer Commanding Army Aviation Corps Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ...

  • Yoshitoshi Tokugawa: Acting General Officer Commanding Army Aviation Corps and General Officer Commanding Army Aviation Corps

Air Force Commanders, Directors and instructors in Air Schools Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ...

  • Hideyoshi Obata: Commandant, Akeno Army Air School, Commanding General, same school (MajGen)
  • Michio Sugawara: Commandant, Shimoshizu Army Air School and Commandant, Military Air Academy and Air Training Army Commander
  • Kumaichi Teramoto: Director/Superintendent, Hamamatsu Army Air School (MajGen)
  • Rikishi Tsukada: Instructor, Hamamatsu Army Air School
  • Yoshitoshi Tokugawa: Commandant of Akeno Army Aviation School and Commandant of Tokorozawa Army Aviation School, Director of Training Department, Tokorozawa Army Aviation School
  • Yoshitoshi Tokugawa: Commandant of Central Army Aviation School

Chief of Army Aeronautical Department (operative unit) Hideyoshi Obata was a Japanese soldier and politician. ... Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ... Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ...

  • Takuma Shimoyama: Chief, Army Aeronautical Department (MajGen)
  • Gen Sugiyama: Chief, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Michio Sugawara: Chief, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Kumaichi Teramoto: Chief, Army Aeronautical Department

Deputy Chief of Army Aeronautical Department This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

  • Michio Sugawara: Deputy Chief of Army Aeronautical Department

Chief of Second Bureau, Army Aeronautical Department

  • Takeo Yasuda: Chief, Second Bureau, Army Aeronautical Department

Chief of Army Air Technical Laboratories

  • Takeo Yasuda: Chief, Army Air Technical Laboratories

Tecnicals and Experts in Army Aeronautical Sciences

  • Michio Sugawara: Major (Air Force); Section Chief, Army Aeronautical Department
  • Kumaichi Teramoto: LtCol (Air Force), Officer attached; later member of Army Aeronautical Department
  • Takeo Yasuda: Officer attached to Army Air Technical Laboratories (MajGen)
  • Yoshitoshi Tokugawa: Director of the Research Department, Tokorozawa Army Aviation School

Imperial Japanese Army Air Force units Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ...


64th Sentai units (Bangkok Airfield, 1941)

  • Major/Lieutenant Colonel Tateo Kato: Group leader
  • Captain Katsumi Anma: Group Leader
  • Sergeant Shigeaku Wakayama
  • Lieutenant Hiroshi Okuyama
  • Lieutenant Tadashi Kataoka
  • Captain Haruyasu Maruo
  • Captain Yasuiko Kuroe
  • Lieutenant Yohei Hinoki
  • Lieutenant Takeshi Endo
  • Sergeant Aikichi Misago
  • Sergeant Yoshiko Yasuda
  • Sergeant Chikara Goto
  • Corporal Hirano

Kurai Chutai, 502nd Sentai unit (Nakatsu Airfield, 1945)

  • Staff Sergeant Joten Naito

Hane Chutai, 2nd Air Army unit (Hsinking East Airfield, 1945)

  • Captain Kamata

Kwantung Army Commanders (until 1945)

  • Taka Hishikari: Commander in Chief Kwantung Army
  • Nobuyushi Muto: Commander in Chief Kwantung Army
  • Kenkichi Ueda: Commander of Kwantung Army
  • Shigeru Honjo: Commander of Kwantung Army
  • Yoshitake Muraoka: Commander of Kwantung Army
  • Senjuro Hayashi: Commander of Kwantung Army, Prime Minister
  • Yoshijiro Umezu: Commander of Kwantung Army, War Vice Minister
  • Jiro Minami: Commander of Kwantung Army; concurrently Official Ambassador to Manchukuo
  • Tomoyuki Yamashita: Commander of Kwantung Army
  • Otozo Yamada: Commander of Kwantung Army
  • Takuma Shimoyama: Kwantung Army Headquarters; Adviser, Manchukuoan Military Administration Bureau
  • Shizuo Yokoyama: Commander of Railway Sector Headquarters, Kwantung Army
  • Atazo Adachi: Commander, Kwantung Army Railroad Command

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Kwantung Government-General Administration

  • Sadao Araki: Officer (Major), Kwantung Government-General
  • Koiso Kuniaki: Army Staff Officer, Kwantung Government-General
  • Jun Ushiroku: Officer, assigned to Kwantung Government-General
  • Saburo Ando: Commandant of Port Arthur
  • H.Ukita: Commander of Ryojun Naval Guard Distric and Station

For a complete structure see: This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Kuniaki Koiso Kuniaki Koiso (小磯 国昭 Koiso Kuniaki, March 22, 1880–November 3, 1950) was the 41st Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944 to April 7, 1945. ...

Organization of the Kwantung Army of Japan. ...

Structures in other Japanese armies

See:

Structure of the Taiwan Army of the Imperial Japanese Army. ... Organization of the Hokkai (North) Army of the Imperial Japanese Army. ... Organization of the China Garrison detachment (before 1937) // Japanese civil Government personnel K.Yoshizawa:- Official Japanese Ambassador in Peiping Colonel Takemoto:- Commander of Kempeitai units in Japanese Embassy in Peiping Japanese intelligence detachment Kasuga House:- General HQ Japanese secret services in North Chinese sector. ... Structure of the Japanese Army in Mengjiang. ... Organization of Japanese Expeditionary forces in China // Commanders-in-Chief of all Imperial Expeditionary Army in China Shunroku Hata:-Commander-in-Chief, China Expeditionary Army Otozo Yamada:-Commander Central China Expeditionary Army Juzo Nishio:-Commanding General, China Expeditionary Army(full General) Yasuji Okamura:- Commander-in-Chief, China Expeditionary Army,(replaced... Organization of Japanese forces in Southeast Asia // Conformation of Indochina Army Garrison Commanders-in-Chief Indochina Army Garrison Yuitsu Tsuchiashi:-Commanding General, Indo-China Garrison Army Hisaichi Terauchi:-Commander-in-Chief, Southern Army,Field Marshal,; formally surrendered his Command, Saigon, was moved to Malaya, died at his quarters, Johore Bahru... Conformation of Japanese forces in Pacific lands // Commanders-in-Chief of South Seas Detachment Korechika Anami:-General,to Southern Area Theater, where he directed operations in western New Guinea and Halmahera area Tomitaro Horii:-Commanding General, South Seas Detachment Minoru Sasaki:-Commanding General, Nanto (Southeast) Detachment (New Georgia operations) Chief... Organization of Japanese Alaskan Strike Group (Aleutians) // Boshiro Hosogaya:-Commander-in-Chief, Navy Alaskan Strike Group, Aleutian Campaign Boshiro Hosogaya:-command Heavy Cruiser Nachi and two destroyers Kakuji Kakuda:-Lead, Escort Carriers Ryujo (37 aircraft) (among its fighter pilots aboard were Tadayuki Koga), and Junyo (45 aircraft). ... Structure of Japanese Forces in South Pacific Mandate Japanese garrisons on the by-passed Pacific Islands 1944-1945, included South Pacific Mandate Force and nearests islands in period // South Pacific Mandate Detachment Commander-in-chief of South Pacific Detachment forces Boshiro Hosogaya:-Governor-General of South Pacific Mandate,was also... Organization of Japanese defensive units in Okinawa If over organization of Japanese defensive units in Okinawa previous at American invasion. ...

Police

Commander in Chief of Kempeitai units

  • Kenzo Kitano: Military Police (Gendarmerie) Commander, China Forces
  • Hideki Tojo: Commanding General, Military Police, Kwantung Army
  • Sanji Okido: Commander, Military Police
  • Takeshi Mori: Deputy Chief, Military Police Headquarters
  • Shizuichi Tanaka: Chief, General Affairs Bureau; Military Police Forces Headquarters; Commander, Kwantung Army Military Police Units; Commander, Military Police Forces (LtGen)
  • Keisuke Fujie: Chief, General Affairs Bureau, Military Police; Headquarters, Kwantung Army; Commander, Kwantung Army Military Police
  • Moto Inkai: General Officer Commanding Kempeitai unit, Chosen
  • Rokuro Iwasa: Commander in Chief Kempeitai Forces, Tokyo Hq
  • Tuyoji Hirano: Commanding Officer Kempeitai Section 25th Army, Sumatra

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Imperial Guards unit

  • Sadao Araki: Company Commander, 1st Infantry Regiment, Imperial Guard Division, during Russo-Japanese War
  • Jinsaburo Mazaki: Regimental Commander, 1st Infantry, Imperial Guard Division
  • Makino Shiro: Battalion Commander, 4th Imperial Guard Infantry Regiment
  • Shojiro Iida: Regimental Commander, 4th Infantry, Imperial Guard Division, General Officer Commanding 2nd Imperial Guards Division
  • Hisaichi Terauchi: Regimental Commander, 3rd Imperial Guards(Colonel); Chief of Staff, Imperial Guard Regiment; Chief of Staff, Imperial Guard Division
  • Korechika Anami: Regimental Commander, 2nd Imperial Guards unit
  • Fusataro Teshima: Imperial Guard Division Commander
  • Kioji Tominaga: Infantry Regiment Commander, 2nd Imperial Guards
  • Akira Muto: Imperial Guard Division Commander; 2nd Imperial Guard Division Commander
  • Nobuyoshi Obata: Commanding Officer, Transportation Regiment, Imperial Guard Division
  • Tadasu Kataoka: Commander, Imperial Guard Cavalry Regiment; Commander, Imperial Guard Reconnaissance Regiment
  • Tadamichi Kuribayashi: Commanding General, 2nd Imperial Guard Depot Division (LtGen)
  • Takeshi Mori: Commanding General, 1st Imperial Guard Division, killed during abortive coup d'etat launched against him at Imperial Palace
  • Major-General Imaye Chief of Staff 2nd Imperial Guards Division, Malaya
  • Hideo Iwakuro: Commanding Officer 5th Imperial Guards Regiment, Malaya
  • Chikara Hiraoka: Chief Military Affairs Department 1st Imperial Guards Division
  • Yaezo Akashiba: General Officer Commanding 1st Imperial Guards Division, Tokyo
  • Yasuhiko Asaka: General Officer Commanding 1st Imperial Guards Division
  • Susumu Harada: Commanding Officer 3rd Imperial Guards Brigade
  • Teiko Itada: General Officer Commanding Imperial Guards Division, China
  • Un Yi: Commanding Officer 2nd Imperial Guards Brigade
  • Machijiri Kazumoto: Commanding Officer Imperial Guards Artillery Regiment
  • Tsuneori Kaya: General Officer Commanding 2nd Imperial Guards Depot Division
  • Kotohito Kanin: General Officer Commanding Imperial Guards Division
  • Kazuo Mizutani: Chief of Staff,First Imperial Guards Division in Eastern Distict Army

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Commander of Keishicho Civil Police forces

  • Juzo Nishio: Governor of the Tokyo metropolitan area
  • Koichi Kido: Home Affairs Minister
  • Hideki Tojo: Home Affairs Minister
  • Kiichiro Hiranuma: Home Affairs Minister
  • Saburo Ando : Home Affairs Minister
  • Tsuneo Matsudaira : Home Affairs Minister
  • Akira Kazami: Justice Ministry
  • Heisuke Yanagawa: Justice Ministry
  • Kiichiro Hiranuma: Justice Minister

Marquis Koichi Kido (木戸幸一 Kido Kōichi, July 18, 1889 - April 6, 1977), grandson of Kido Takayoshi, served as Lord Privy Seal from 1940 to 1945, and was Emperor Hirohitos closest advisor throughout World War II. He was also one of the more cautious advisors... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ...

Tokko police service unit

  • Officer Maruyama: underground unit, in Censorship department in Tokko Intelligence service, in Tokyo, Japan

Marine Ministries

War Relief Association

Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ...

Marine Ministers

  • Shigetaro Shimada: Ministry of the Navy of Japan; Commandant in Kure and Yokosuka Naval Districts; Commander, China Navy Area Fleet; Chief of Naval General Staff
  • Teijiro Toyoda: Marine Minister
  • Takasumi Oka: Marine minister
  • Mineo Osumi: Marine Minister
  • Koshiró Oikawa: Marine Minister
  • Naokuni Nomura: Marine Minister
  • Mitsumasa Yonai: Marine Minister; Commander-in-Chief, First Expeditionary Fleet (Yangtze River); Commander Yokosuka and Sasebo Naval District; Commander-in-Chief, Combined Fleet; Imperial and Supreme War Councilor; Ex-Prime Minister and political adviser

Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... The Japanese Naval Ministry was established at the end of the 19th century, along with the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN). ... This article is in need of attention. ... Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ... Length 6,380 km Elevation of the source  ? m Average discharge 31,900 m³/s Area watershed 1,800,000 km² Origin Qinghai Province and Tibet Mouth East China Sea Basin countries China The Chang Jiang (Simplified Chinese: 长江; Traditional Chinese: 長江; pinyin: Cháng Jiāng...

Vice-Marine Ministers

Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of... Shigeyoshi Inoue (1889-1975) was a Japanese admiral of the navy during World War II. He was commander of the Fourth Fleet and later Vice-Minister of the Navy. ...

Private Secretary to the Minister of the Navy

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Navy Admirals of the Fleet

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Navy Admirals

Isoroku Yamamoto ) (4 April 1884 – 18 April 1943) was a Fleet Admiral and Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) during the first four years of World War II, graduate of Imperial Japanese Naval Academy and alumnus of U.S. Naval War College and Harvard University (1919 - 1921). ... Soemu Toyoda (豊田副武 Toyoda Soemu, May 22, 1885 - September 22, 1957) was a Japanese admiral of World War II. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1905 and joined the Imperial Japanese Navy and by 1941 had reached the rank of admiral and was commander of the... This article is in need of attention. ... Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ... This article refers to a person; for other uses, see Makoto (disambiguation) Saito Makoto Viscount Saito Makoto (æ–Žè—¤ 実 Saitō Makoto, October 27, 1858–February 26, 1936) was a Japanese politician. ... Admiral Kantaro Suzuki (鈴木 貫太郎 Suzuki Kantarō, December 24, 1867 - April 17, 1948) was a Japanese military leader in World War I and World War II. As 42nd Prime Minister of Japan from April 7, 1945 to August 17, 1945, he was a key voice in favor of Japans acceptance of... Chuichi Nagumo (Japanese: 南雲 忠一, Nagumo ChÅ«ichi, March 25, 1887–July 6, 1944) was a Vice Admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy and Commander of the 1st Air Fleet of the Imperial Japanese Navy for a while. ... Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... Hiroaki Abe (阿部弘毅 Abe Hiroaki; 1899-1949). ... This if the List of Japanese Navy Officers in World War Two period: // Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu Isoroku Yamamoto Osami Nagano Mineichi Koga Shigetaro Shimada Isoroku Yamamoto Koshiro Oikawa Soemu Toyoda Teijiro Toyoda Mitsumasa Yonai Saito Makoto Kantaro Suzuki Chuichi Nagumo Shigetaro Shimada Hiroaki Abe Abo Kiyokazu Nishizo Tsukuhara Boshiro Hosogaya...

Navy Staff College's Research Department

Sokichi Takagi (1893-19??) was a Japanese admiral and political figure opposed to the Tojo government during World War II. Not unlike the German Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, Takagis efforts to undermine the Japanese wartime government would contribute to the Allied victory over Japan as well as helping write the...

Third Department in Marine Ministry

Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ...

Bureau of Naval Affairs

Admiral Nobuzo Tohmatsu (等松 農夫蔵, April 25, 1896 - December 28, 1980) was a paymaster in the Imperial Japanese Navy who went on to become an accountant and a namesake of the global auditing firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. ...

Bureau of Naval Supply

Admiral Nobuzo Tohmatsu (等松 農夫蔵, April 25, 1896 - December 28, 1980) was a paymaster in the Imperial Japanese Navy who went on to become an accountant and a namesake of the global auditing firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. ...

Bureau of Naval Accounting

Admiral Nobuzo Tohmatsu (等松 農夫蔵, April 25, 1896 - December 28, 1980) was a paymaster in the Imperial Japanese Navy who went on to become an accountant and a namesake of the global auditing firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. ...

Naval Aviation Bureau

  • Eikitchi Katagiri: Chief of Naval Aviation Bureau
  • Kazume Kinsei: Officer of Naval Aviation Bureau. Created some plans for bombing strikes against territoty of the United States

Imperial Japanese Navy Air Force units


Fighter Unit (Carrier Akagi, 1941)

  • Lieutenant Commander Shigeru Itaya

Tainan Air Corps (Denpasar Airfield, 1942)

Yokosuka Air Corps (Yokosuka Airfield,1943) PO2/c Sakai in the cockpit of a Mitsubishi A5M Type 96 fighter (Hankow airfield, China in 1939). ...

253rd Air Corps (Rabaul Airfield,1944) Hiroyoshi Nishizawa (January 27, 1920 - October 26, 1944) was an ace pilot of the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Force during World War II. It is within reason that he was the most successful individual pilot of the IJN, with over seventy victories. ...

303 Squadron, 203rd Air Corps (Kagoshima Airfield, 1945) Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ...

  • Captain-Petty Officer Tanimizu

Navy General Staff's Intelligence Division

  • Mineichi Koga: Chief of the Navy General Staff's Intelligence Division

Japanese Navy Secret Service units Mineichi Koga (1885-March 31/April, 1944) was a Japanese admiral and successor to Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto as commander of the Imperial Japanese Navys Combined Fleet. ...

  • Captain Onoda: Navy figure, in the Second Bureau (Intelligence Division), Japanese Army
  • Kanyei Chuyo: Commander in Japanese Navy Secret services. Directed the 8th Section "Yashika". Between this unit stay the "Tokyo Gimusho" office (the "Australian Section") linked with Japanese Naval Intelligence Staff under command of Imperial Navy General Staff. The office had orders to researching any affairs of the British Empire in Southeast Asia and Pacific Area.
  • Kenosuke Sato: as civil agent of Japanese Navy Secret services under led of "Tokyo Gimusho" unit.

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Japanese Imperial Navy's Advisory Bureau on Jewish Affairs

  • Inuzuka Koreshige: member of Japanese Imperial Navy's Advisory Bureau on Jewish Affairs

Captain Koreshige Inuzuka )(d. ...

Operation Section of Naval General Staff

Shigeru Fukudome (1891-1971) was a Japanese vice admiral and Chief of Staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Graduating from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1913, and later the Naval Staff College in 1926, Fukudome was first assigned to the Combined Fleet in 1940 to April...

Plans Division Office of Operation Section in Naval General Staff

  • Sadatoshi Tomioka: Chief in Plans Division Office of Operation Section in Naval General Staff;he was proposer and support plans for Australian Invasion.

Sadatoshi Tomioka (1900-1970) was a Japanese admiral and served as chief of naval operations for the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Second World War. ...

Naval Research Section

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Technical Council in Navy Technical Department

  • Mitsumasa Yonai: Member, Technical Council, Navy Technical Department, Yokosuka Naval Station

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Naval Aviation Development Division in Munitions Ministry

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President of Japanese Naval Staff College

Nobutake Kondo Nobutake Kondo (September 25, 1886 - February 19, 1953) was a Vice Admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Kondo graduated from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1907. ...

Navy Officers in Reserve list

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Navy

Chief of Naval General Staff

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Staff Officer of Naval General Staff

Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... Prince Kuni Asaakira ) (2 February 1901 - 7 December 1959), was third head of the Kuni-no-miya, a collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family and vice admiral in the Japanese Imperial Navy during World War II. He was the elder brother of Empress Kojun (Nagako), the consort of Emperor...

Vice-Chief of Naval General Staff

Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... Shigeru Fukudome (1891-1971) was a Japanese vice admiral and Chief of Staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Graduating from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1913, and later the Naval Staff College in 1926, Fukudome was first assigned to the Combined Fleet in 1940 to April... Mineichi Koga (1885-March 31/April, 1944) was a Japanese admiral and successor to Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto as commander of the Imperial Japanese Navys Combined Fleet. ...

Naval General Staff

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Commander-in-Chief of Combined Fleet

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Vice-Commander of Combined Fleet

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Chief of Staff of Combined Fleet

Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... Ryunosuke Kusaka (1893-1971) was a Japanese rear admiral who served as Chief of Staff of the Imperial Japanese Navys Combined Fleet. ... Nobutake Kondo Nobutake Kondo (September 25, 1886 - February 19, 1953) was a Vice Admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Kondo graduated from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1907. ...

Commander of First Naval Fleet

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Commander of 2nd Naval Fleet

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Commander of 3rd Naval Fleet

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First Naval Air Fleet

  • Chuichi Nagumo: Commander of the First Naval Air Fleet
  • Kiyohide Shima: Commander of the First Naval Air Fleet
  • Kimpei Teraoka: Commander of the First Naval Air Fleet
  • Takijiro Ohnishi: Commander of the First Naval Air Fleet

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Senior Staff Officer of the First Naval Air Fleet

  • Tamotsu Oishi: Senior Staff Officer of the First Naval Air Fleet

Captain Tamotsu Oishi of the Aikoku Maru was born in Kochi in 1900, and graduated from the Japanese Naval College in 1920. ...

Second Navy Air Fleet

Shigeru Fukudome (1891-1971) was a Japanese vice admiral and Chief of Staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Graduating from the Japanese Naval Academy in 1913, and later the Naval Staff College in 1926, Fukudome was first assigned to the Combined Fleet in 1940 to April...

Fifth Navy Air Fleet

Matome Ugaki (1890-August 14, 1945?) was a Japanese admiral during World War II, most notably serving at the Battle of Leyte Gulf. ...

11th Navy Air Fleet

  • Nishizo Tsukuhara: Commander of the 11th Navy Air Fleet; he was a proponent of the "Midway Plan" (Battle of Midway)
  • Junichi Kusaka: Commander of 11th Navy Air Fleet

Combatants United States Empire of Japan Commanders Chester W. Nimitz, Frank J. Fletcher, Raymond A. Spruance Isoroku Yamamoto, Chuichi Nagumo, Tamon Yamaguchi † Strength 3 carriers, ~50 support ships, 233 carrier aircraft, 127 land-based aircraft 4 carriers, 7 battleships, ~150 support ships, 248 carrier aircraft, 16 floatplanes Casualties 1 carrier...

26th Air Flotilla

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Fourth Naval Fleet

Shigeyoshi Inoue (1889-1975) was a Japanese admiral of the navy during World War II. He was commander of the Fourth Fleet and later Vice-Minister of the Navy. ...

Eighth Naval Fleet

  • Gunichi Mikawa: Commander of Eighth Naval Fleet
  • Sentaro Omori: Commander of Eighth Naval Fleet

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Third Destroyer Flotilla

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China Navy Area Fleet

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1st Carrier Division

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Carrier Division Three

  • Sueo Obayashi: Commander of CarDiv Three
  • Tamon Yamaguchi: Commander of 3rd CarDiv

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1st CarDiv

Chuichi Hara, Captain of destroyer Amatsukaze at the beginning of the war, and squadron commander aboard Shigure during much of the fighting in the Solomons. ... Vice-Admiral Tamon Yamaguchi (山口 多聞 Yamaguchi Tamon, January 1, 1892-June 4, 1942), was one of Japans most able admirals. ...

2nd Carrier Unit

  • Kakuji Kakuta: Commander of 2nd Carrier Unit

3rd Destroyer Flotilla

Matsuji Ijuin (April 21, 1893 – May 24, 1944) was a Japanese admiral and commander of Japanese naval forces at several battles during World War II. Born in Tokyo, Ijuin entered the Japanese Naval Academy graduating in 1915. ...

2nd Destroyer Group

Tameichi Hara Tameichi Hara (原 為一 Hara Tameichi 1900—?) was an Imperial Japanese naval commander during the Pacific War and the author of the IJN manual on torpedo attack techniques, famous for his high skill (particularly in torpedo warfare and night fighting). ...

10th Destroyer Flotilla

  • Susumu Kimura: Commander of 10th Destroyer Flotilla

10th Destroyer Unit

  • Susumu Kimura: Commader of 10th Destroyer Unit

22nd Destroyer Division

  • Rear Admiral Shima: Commander of 22nd Destroyer Division

6th Destroyer Flotilla

  • Sadamichi Kajioka: Commander of 6th Destroyer Flotilla

2nd Destroyer Unit

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3rd Destroyer Unit

  • Shintaro Hashimoto: Commander of 3rd Destroyer Unit

4th Destroyer Division

  • K.Ariga: Commander of 4th Destroyer Division

4th Destroyer Flotilla

  • Tamotsu Takama: Commander of 4th Destroyer Flotilla

5th Cruiser Division

Takeo Takagi (高木武雄 Takagi Takeo, January 25, 1892 – July 8, 1944) was a Vice Admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Takagi commanded forces during the Japanese invasion of the Phillipine Islands, at the Battle of the Java Sea, Coral Sea and Midway. ... Aritomo Gotō (五藤 存知, Gotō Aritomo; 1884 - October 12,[1] 1942) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. From the beginning of the war he was in command of Cruiser Division 6 (CruDiv6), consisting of the four heavy cruisers Aoba (Gotos flagship), Furutaka, Kinugasa, and Kako. ...

18th Cruiser Division

  • Rear Admiral Marushige: Commander of 18th Cruiser Division

8th Cruiser Division

  • Hiroaki Abe: Commander of 8th Cruiser Division
  • Tadaichi Hara: Commander of 8th Cruiser Division

Hiroaki Abe (阿部弘毅 Abe Hiroaki; 1899-1949). ...

6th Cruiser Division

Aritomo Gotō (五藤 存知, Gotō Aritomo; 1884 - October 12,[1] 1942) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. From the beginning of the war he was in command of Cruiser Division 6 (CruDiv6), consisting of the four heavy cruisers Aoba (Gotos flagship), Furutaka, Kinugasa, and Kako. ...

4th Cruiser Division (1st section)

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5th Cruiser Division

  • Takeo Takagi: Commander of 5th Cruiser Division
  • Sentaro Omori: Commander of 5th Cruiser Division

Takeo Takagi (高木武雄 Takagi Takeo, January 25, 1892 – July 8, 1944) was a Vice Admiral of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Takagi commanded forces during the Japanese invasion of the Phillipine Islands, at the Battle of the Java Sea, Coral Sea and Midway. ...

7th Cruiser Division

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1st Battleship Division

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3rd Battleship Division (1st section)

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3rd Submarine Sqdn

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5th Submarine Sqdn

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13th Submarine Sqdn

  • Takeharu Miyazaki: Commander of 13th Submarine Sqdn

First Submarine Fleet

  • Tatsunosuke Ariizumi: Commander of First Submarine Fleet

Sixth Submarine Fleet

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1st Transport Group

  • Kunizo Kanaoka: Commander of 1st Transport Group

2nd Transport Group

  • Shigoroku Nakayama: Commander of 2nd Transport Group

3rd Transport Group

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Seaplane Tender Group

  • Riutaro Fujita: Commander of Seaplane Tender Group

Minesweeper Group

  • Sadatomo Miyamoto: Commander of Minesweeper Group

First Naval Striking Force

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Officer in Japanese Vessel Raiders Force(1941-42)

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Sasebo 7th Special Naval Landing Force

  • Takeo Sugai: Commander of Sasebo 7th Special Naval Landing Force

Chief of Staff of the Maizuru Naval Base

Sokichi Takagi (1893-19??) was a Japanese admiral and political figure opposed to the Tojo government during World War II. Not unlike the German Admiral Wilhelm Canaris, Takagis efforts to undermine the Japanese wartime government would contribute to the Allied victory over Japan as well as helping write the... Kiyohide Shima (February 25, 1890 – November 7, 1973) was a commander in the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. From November 15, 1939 until October 15, 1940 he was the Chief of Staff of the Maizuru Naval District. ...

First Naval Distric

Michitaro Totsuka , 1890-04-21 – 1966-03-06) was a Vice Admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy. ...

Kure and Yokosuka Naval Districts

Shigetaro Shimada Shigetaro Shimada (嶋田繁太郎 Shimada Shigetaro) (September 24, 1883 – June 7, 1976) was one of the leading members of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War II. Was graduated from Naval Academy. ... Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ...

Sasebo Naval District

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Sasebo Naval Yard

Admiral Nobuzo Tohmatsu (等松 農夫蔵, April 25, 1896 - December 28, 1980) was a paymaster in the Imperial Japanese Navy who went on to become an accountant and a namesake of the global auditing firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. ...

Yokosuka Naval Base

Soemu Toyoda (豊田副武 Toyoda Soemu, May 22, 1885 - September 22, 1957) was a Japanese admiral of World War II. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1905 and joined the Imperial Japanese Navy and by 1941 had reached the rank of admiral and was commander of the...

Kure Naval Base

  • Ibō Takahashi: Commander of the Kure Naval Base

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Chinkai Naval Station (Chosen)

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Ryojun Naval Station (Kwantung)

  • H.Ukita: Vice-Admiral, commanded Ryojun Naval Station (Kwantung)

Kwantung (Simplified Chinese: 关东; Traditional Chinese: 關東; pinyin: Guāndōng; Wade-Giles: Kuan-tung) is a coastal area of northeastern China which is remembered most for its connection to Japans Kwantung Army. ...

Central Government Ministries

Kodoha ideological advisers in government

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Welfare Minister

  • Koichi Kido: Education, Welfare and Home Minister, as well as chief secretary to the Naidaijin and last proper Naidaijin (Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal). He is recognised as one of the principal supporters of General Tojo's policies. During his period as Home Affairs Minister, he commanded the Keiseicho (Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department), and national civil police forces.

Marquis Koichi Kido (木戸幸一 Kido Kōichi, July 18, 1889 - April 6, 1977), grandson of Kido Takayoshi, served as Lord Privy Seal from 1940 to 1945, and was Emperor Hirohitos closest advisor throughout World War II. He was also one of the more cautious advisors... Naidaijin (内大臣), usually translated as Inner Minister, was a Japanese government post. ... The Teikoku Keishichō (帝国警視庁) or Keishichō (Imperial Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department) was the regular and common criminal and civil security police service, in Tōkyō and nearby metropolitan areas, in Japan, from 1874 to 1945. ...

Minister of Education

  • Sadao Araki: charge of Minister of Education; Company Commander, 1st Infantry Regiment, Imperial Guard Division, during the Russo-Japanese War; principal nationalist thinker and right-wing political adviser in the country; War minister; founder of Kokuhonsha (Society for the Foundation of the State) right-wing secret society
  • Hideki Tojo: Minister of Education
  • Koichi Kido: concurrently Minister of Education

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Imperial Youth Federation/Imperial Youth Corps

  • Kingoro Hashimoto: Imperial Youth Federation and Imperial Youth Corps Chief; in charge of young nationalist and militarists local indoctrination,following official doctrines amongst Minister of Education policies.

Kingoro Hashimoto (1890-1957) was a Japanese soldier and politician. ...

Minister of State Affairs

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Finance Minister

  • Okinori Kaya: Finance Minister, also opium dealer to the Chinese and government supporter
  • Kazuo Aoki: Finance Minister
  • Ikeda Shigeaki Minister of Finance.
  • Masatsune Ogura: Finance Minister (with Sumitomo Clan Links)
  • Seihin Ikeda: Ex-Finance Minister, also political adviser (other figure of Zaibatsu groups in government)

The finance minister is a cabinet position in a government. ... Kazuo Aoki ) was a Japanese government minister during the Second Sino-Japanese War, and into World War II. He served as Minister of Finance under Prime Minister Abe Nobuyuki from 30 August 1939 to 16 January 1940, and as Minister of Greater East Asia from November 1942 to July 1944. ... The Sumitomo Group is a group of related japanese companies, (keiretsu). ... Zaibatsu , lit. ...

Government Finances and Economics Entities

'National Economic policies'

  • Naoki Hoshino: Political Adviser charged with composing new economic policies, and Chief of Economic Project Department and Chief of Cabinet Secretary

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  • Isamu Yokoyama: Chief of Planning Bureau in Cabinet Resources Board

'Member in Cabinet Research Board'

  • Teiichi Suzuki: concurrently Member, Cabinet Research Board,

'Imperial Planning Institute'

  • Takazo Numata: Head of 1st Department, Planning Institute

'1st Department, Planning Institute (Cabinet Research Board Unit)'

  • Takazo Numata:Chief of 1st Department, Planning Institute Unit, inside of Cabinet Research Board

'Cabinet Planning Board'

  • Sumihisa Ikeda: President of Cabinet Planning Board
  • Kenryo Sato: President of Central Government Cabinet Planning Board for sometimes
  • Teiichi Suzuki: President of the Cabinet Planning Board, Minister of State (Without Portfolio); also providing guidance for Wang Ching-wei's new regime at Nanking, also Imperial nominee to the House of Peers

'First Bureau, Cabinet Planning Board' Minister of State is a title borne by officials in certain countries governed under the parliamentary system. ... Wang Jingwei (Traditional Chinese: 汪精衛, Simplified Chinese: 汪精卫, Hanyu Pinyin: Wāng Jīngwèi, Wade-Giles: Wang Ching-wei) (1883 - November 1944), was a member of the left wing of the Kuomintang and is most noted from breaking with Chiang Kai-Shek and... Nanjing (南京, Pinyin: Nánjīng, Wade-Giles: Nan-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Nanking, formerly Jinling 金陵, Jiangning 江宁, and Tianjing 天京) is the central city of downstream Yangtze Basin and is a renowned historical and cultural city. ... The House of Peers (貴族院 Kizokuin) was the upper house of the Imperial Diet under the Constitution of the Empire of Japan (in effect from 11 February 1889 to 3 May 1947). ...

  • Isamu Yokoyama: Chief of First Bureau, Cabinet Planning Board

'General Affairs Bureau, Cabinet Planning Board'

  • Isamu Yokoyama: Chief of General Affairs Bureau, Cabinet Planning Board

'Secretary-General of the Asia Development Board'

  • Teiichi Suzuki: Secretary-General of the Asia Development Board

'Political Affairs Section of the Asia Development Board'

  • Teiichi Suzuki: first Chief of the Political Affairs Section of the Asia Development Board (China Affairs Board)
  • Heisuke Yanagawa: Chief of Political Affairs Section of the Asia Development Board

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Commerce and Industry Minister

  • Ichizo Kobayashi: Commerce and Industry Ministry (also chairman of Tokyo Gasu Denky); ardent follower of Hitler´s doctrines
  • Seizo Sakonji: Commerce and Industry Minister (Army figure in government)
  • Teijiro Toyoda: Commerce and Industry, Foreign Affairs Minister and Marine Minister, (with Mitsui Clan connection)
  • Hideki Tojo: Minister of Commerce and Industry
  • Ikeda Shigeaki: Minister of Commerce and Industry

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Government Industry, Commerce and Trading Organizations

'Nan-yo Kyokai'

  • Fujiyama Raita: Vice-president of "Nan-yo Kyokai" (South Seas Society), as government-Navy Trade Agency in South Seas Mandate

'Nanyo Sangyo Kaisha'

  • Masaichi Hanaoka Directing Manager of Nanyo Sangyo Kaisha in Tokyo, Japan

'Nanyo Kohatsu Kaisha'

  • Haruji Matsue Directing-Manager of Nanyo Kohatsu Kaisha (South Seas Developing Company)

Minister of Trade

  • Hideki Tojo: Minister of Trade

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Minister of State (without portfolio)

  • Teiichi Suzuki: Minister of State (Without portfolio) in central government
  • Kasiburo Ando: Minister of State without Portfolio
  • Kiichiro Hiranuma: Minister of State without Portfolio

Minister of State is a title borne by officials in certain countries governed under the parliamentary system. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ...

Minister of Agriculture

The Japanese Imperial Farmers Association was an official was an official government group, that was compulsory to join for all farmers, and an important tool to force the implementation of government farming policies. ... The Minister of Agriculture is a position in several cabinet governments. ...

Communications Minister

  • Shozo Murata: Communications Minister (president of Osaka Shosen Kaisha Company, insider of Sumitomo Clan)
  • Nobofumi Ito: Chief of Information Department
  • Koh Ishii: Ex servant in Foreign Affairs Ministry; was Official Government spokesman

'Official Journalists' The Sumitomo Group is a group of related japanese companies, (keiretsu). ... The Information Department of the Imperial Japanese Government was charged with all official propaganda, at home in Japan, or overseas. ...

  • Teiichi Muto: Official Journalist in Asahi Shimbun and Japan Times and Advertiser
  • Shiro Mashida: Official journalist in Asahi Shimbun
  • Masanori Ito: Official Journalist and Director in Japan Times and Mail
  • Akinaru Jisawa: Official journalist in Chungai Shogyo

'Support writers and military experts' Asahi-OSAKA office Asahi is a common name in Japan, for other uses see Asahi. ... Asahi-OSAKA office Asahi is a common name in Japan, for other uses see Asahi. ...

  • Yasuo Mishina: Military strategician
  • Tadashi Saito: Army expert
  • Otsughi Narita: Military thinker
  • Kinoaki Matsuo: Navy Theoretician

'Official war correspondant' Kinoaki Matsuo was a Foreign Affairs Officer and Navy Admiralty Liaison, Black Dragon Society member, writer, and Japanese Navy strategizer. ...

Yomiuri-TOKYO Office Yomiuri-Osaka Office Yomiuri YC The Yomiuri Shimbun (読売新聞 Yomiuri Shinbun) is a Japanese newspaper published in Tokyo, Osaka, Fukuoka, and other major Japanese cities. ...

President of International Cultural Relations Society

  • Aisuke Kabayama: President of International Cultural relations Society

Justice Minister

Fumimaro Konoe (近衛 文麿 Konoe Fumimaro) (sometimes Konoye, October 12, 1891–December 16, 1945) was a Japanese politician and the 34th (June 4, 1937–January 5, 1939), 38th (July 22, 1940–July 18, 1941) and 39th (July 18, 1941–October 18, 1941) Prime Minister... The Teikoku Keishichō (帝国警視庁) or Keishichō (Imperial Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department) was the regular and common criminal and civil security police service, in Tōkyō and nearby metropolitan areas, in Japan, from 1874 to 1945. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... The Taisei Yokusankai (大政翼賛会 Imperial Rule Assistance Association, or Imperial Aid Association) was created in 1940 by Japanese Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoye. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ...

Home Affairs Minister

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Diet members

This article is about the Japanese legislature. ... A torii at Itsukushima Shrine Shintō (Japanese: 神道) is the native religion of Japan and was the state religion of Japan for Japanese militarism in times from about end of the 19th century to the end of World War II. It involves the worship of kami, which could... Kingoro Hashimoto (1890-1957) was a Japanese soldier and politician. ... The Imperial Youth Federation or Imperial Young Association was a political organization charged with guiding all nationalist and militarist indoctrination of young people in Japan during World War II. This political entity was the Youth Branch of the nationalist Imperial Way Faction party. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The House of Representatives ) is the lower house of the Diet of Japan. ... Combatants Republic of China Empire of Japan Commanders Chiang Kai-shek, Mao Tse-Tung, Yan Xishan, Feng Yuxiang, Zhu De, He Yingqin Hideki Tojo, Matsui Iwane, Jiro Minami, Kesago Nakajima, Toshizo Nishio, Yasuji Okamura. ...

Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Minister

Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... Shidehara on a 1931 issue of TIME magazine. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Mamoru Shigemitsu (重光 葵, 1887 - June 27, 1957) was the Japanese Minister of Foreign affairs at the end of World War II. He, along with Yoshijiro Umezu, signed the instrument of surrender on September 2, 1945. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Yosuke Matsuoka Japans Foreign Minister Yosuke Matsuoka (front middle), Japanese ambassador Hiroshi Oshima and Adolf Hitler in Berlin waving to the parade . Yosuke Matsuoka (松岡 洋右 Matsuoka Yōsuke, March 3, 1880 – June 26, 1946) was a prominent Japanese Foreign Minister shortly before World War II. Born in Japan in 1880... Hachiro Arita (有田八郎, Arita Hachirou, born September 21, 1884, died March 4, 1965) was a Japanese general and political leader who served as the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs three times between; April 12, 1936 - March 2, 1937 October 30, 1938 - August 29, 1939 January 15, 1940 - July 21, 1940 Categories... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Shigenori Togo Shigenori Togo (東郷茂徳 Tōgō Shigenori, 10 December 1882 - 23 July 1950) was Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan at both the start and the end of World War II. He also served as Minister for Colonization in 1941, and assumed the same position, renamed the Minister for Greater... Kichisaburo Nomura (1877-1964) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy and was the ambassador to the United States until Pearl Harbor. ...

Foreign Affairs Officers

  • Kanji Kato: High-ranking official in Foreign Affairs Ministry
  • Kaoru Muramatsu: Official of the Research Section of Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Kinoaki Matsuo: Foreign Affairs officer, also intelligence unit when serving as liaison between the Japanese Foreign Office and the Admiralty; a Black Dragon Society member
  • Mr.Yosano: Foreign Office higth-ranking official;as liaison in IGHQ-Army/Navy Intelligence section.
  • Tomohiko Ushiba: Foreign Office higth-ranking official
  • Toshikazu Kase: Foreign Ministry high-ranking official
  • Ishiguro Shiro: Foreing Ministry high-ranking official, and Civil Government expert in Jews Affairs in wartimes

Kinoaki Matsuo was a Foreign Affairs Officer and Navy Admiralty Liaison, Black Dragon Society member, writer, and Japanese Navy strategizer. ... Kokuryu-kai (Amur River Society), also know as the Black Dragon Society, was a prominent underground ultra-nationalist group in Japan. ...

Foreing Affairs Officers in Diplomatic Missions

  • Yatsuji Nagai: Army attache and Diplomatic in Matsuoka's mission to Europe and Russia
  • Hideo Iwakuro: Army attache and Foreign Affairs officer, provided diplomatic support to the Washington mission
  • Kaname Wakasugi: special aide to Nomura Mission to Washington
  • Saburo Kurusu: special ambassador in diplomatic mission to Washington
  • Kazuo Otani: Special Military Attache in Germany, official representant for buying armaments, also heavy supporter and liaison with the Nazis

Saburo Kurusu, (1886-1954), Japanese career diplomat. ... The Nazi party used a right-facing swastika as their symbol and the red and black colors were said to represent Blut und Boden (blood and soil). ...

Overseas ambassadors

Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... Kichisaburo Nomura (1877-1964) was an admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy and was the ambassador to the United States until Pearl Harbor. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Baron Hiroshi Oshima (男爵 大島 ひろし Danshaku ÅŒshima Hiroshi) (1886 - 1975) was the Japanese ambassador to Nazi Germany during World War II — and unknowingly a major source of communications intelligence for the Allies. ... In politics, right-wing, the political right, or simply the right, are terms which refer, with no particular precision, to the segment of the political spectrum in opposition to left-wing politics. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... The Anti-Comintern Pact was concluded between Nazi Germany and Japan on November 25, 1936. ... The Tripatite alliance refers to the parliamentary wing of a three part alliance between the ANC, the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) and the South African Communist Party (SACP). ... Naotake Sato (佐藤尚武 Sato Naotake, October 30, 1882 - December 18, 1971) was a Japanese diplomat and politician. ... Soviet redirects here. ... Beijing (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: Běijīng; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking), is the capital city of the Peoples Republic of China. ... British Malaya was a set of states that were colonized by the British from the 18th and the 19th until the 20th century. ... Jiro Minami (1874 - 1955) was the General Officer Commanding 16th Division from 1926 to 1927, Vice Chief General Staff from 1927 to 1929, Commander in Chief Chosen Army from 1929 to 1930 Japanese Minister of War in 1931, a member of the Supreme War Council from 1931 to 1934, commander... The Kwantung Army or Guandong Army (関東軍 Japanese: Kantōgun) was a unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that originated from a Guandong garrison established in 1906 to defend the Kwantung Leased Territory and the areas adjacent to the South Manchurian Railway. ... Manchukuo (1932–1945), Manchu country, was a former state in Manchuria and eastern Inner Mongolia created by former Qing Dynasty officials and Imperial Japan in 1932. ... The Kwantung Army or Guandong Army (関東軍 Japanese: Kantōgun) was a unit of the Imperial Japanese Army that originated from a Guandong garrison established in 1906 to defend the Kwantung Leased Territory and the areas adjacent to the South Manchurian Railway. ... For other uses, see Nanjing (disambiguation). ... Wang Jingwei * Courtesy name: Jixin (季新) * Alternate name: Zhaoming (兆銘). Wang Jingwei (Traditional Chinese: 汪精衛; Simplified Chinese: 汪精卫; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Wang Ching-wei) (May 4, 1883 – November 10, 1944), was a Chinese politician. ... Brisbane (pronounced ) is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland, and is the third largest city in Australia, with a metropolitan population of 1. ...

Military attachés in foreign service

See: Japanese military attachés in foreign service Japanese military attaches in foreing service If a list of Japanese military attaches in overseas service // Austria Hisaichi Terauchi:-Assistant Military Attache, Austria,December 1911 Tomoyuki Yamashita:-Military Attache (LtCol), Austria--and Hungary,concurrently February 1927 Sweden Tetsuzan Nagata:-Military Attache, Sweden, June 1921 Belgium Yuitsu Tsuchiachi:-Military Attache, France...


Japanese Overseas Consul-Generals

  • Mr.Loxton was European Honorary-Consul at Japanese service in Brisbane
  • Kojiro Inoue Japanese Consul-General in Sydney
  • Matatoshi Saito: Japanese Consul-General in Batavia (before 1941)
  • Yutaka Ishizawa: Japanese Consul-General in Batavia
  • Mr.Kita: Japanese Consul-General in Honolulu
  • Chiune Sugihara: Japanese Consul-General in Kovno, Lithuania

Chiune Sugihara (Japanese: 杉原千畝, Sugihara Chiune; January 1, 1900 – July 31, 1986) was a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during World War II while serving as the consul of the Empire of Japan to Lithuania. ...

Japanese Overseas Affairs Minister

Kuniaki Koiso Kuniaki Koiso (小磯 国昭 Koiso Kuniaki, March 22, 1880–November 3, 1950) was the 41st Prime Minister of Japan from July 22, 1944 to April 7, 1945. ... The Ministry of Greater East Asia, originally called the Ministry for Colonization, was organized in 1929 to oversee the territories Japan would acquire in their expansionist efforts. ... Kazuo Aoki ) was a Japanese government minister during the Second Sino-Japanese War, and into World War II. He served as Minister of Finance under Prime Minister Abe Nobuyuki from 30 August 1939 to 16 January 1940, and as Minister of Greater East Asia from November 1942 to July 1944. ... Shigenori Togo Shigenori Togo (東郷茂徳 Tōgō Shigenori, 10 December 1882 - 23 July 1950) was Minister of Foreign Affairs for Japan at both the start and the end of World War II. He also served as Minister for Colonization in 1941, and assumed the same position, renamed the Minister for Greater...

Political Affairs Section of the Asia Development Board

  • Teiichi Suzuki: Chief of the Political Affairs Section of the Asia Development Board (China Affairs Board, Secretary-General of the Asia Development Board

Governor-General in Exterior Provinces (1944-45)

Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... Joseon (Cháoxiǎn (朝鲜) in Chinese; Chosen (朝鮮) in Japanese) is a name for Korea, as used in the following cases: As part of the name of several ancient kingdoms (including Gojoseon, Gija Joseon, and Wiman Joseon); During most of the Joseon Dynasty, when the country... Otozo Yamada (山田乙三) was the Captain General of the Kwantung Army during World War II and the precursory Manchurian period. ... The Kwantung Leased Territory (Chinese: 关东州, Guandongzhou, Japanese: 関東州; Kantoushu) was a composite territory in historic Eastern Manchuria that existed in the first half of the 20th century, from 1898 through 1945. ... Sakhalin (Russian: ), also Saghalien, is a large elongated island in the North Pacific, lying between 45° 50 and 54° 24 N. It is part of the Russian Federation and is its largest island. ... Boshiro Hosogaya [Hosagaya] (1890-1964) was a Japanese Admiral during World War II from 1941-1945. ... The South Pacific Mandate (Nan-Yo) refers to a group of islands in Micronesia. ...

Japanese experts in Jewish Affairs (1938-42)

Military and Civil experts (Jewish & Manchurian Think Tank Groups)

  • Captain Inuzuka Koreshige: Japanese Imperial Navy's Advisory Bureau on Jewish Affairs from March 1939 until April 1942.
  • Colonel Yasue Norihiro: Army expert in Jewish topics and anti-Semitic ideology, believing strongly in the Protocols of the Elders of Zion
  • Ishiguro Shiro: Foreign Ministry high-ranking official
  • Setsuzo Kotsuji:Government Officer, the only Japanese in the world at the time to speak and read Hebrew.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Ishiwara Kanji
  • Colonel Itagaki Seishiro
  • Industrialist Yoshisuke Aikawa
  • Japanese Consul in Kovno, Lithuania, Chiune Sugihara
  • General Higuchi: Japanese Army contact with Manchu Jew anticommunist movement and its supporter

Captain Koreshige Inuzuka )(d. ... Colonel Norihiro Yasue (安江仙弘, Yasue Norihiro)(1886-1950) was an Imperial Japanese Army officer who played a crucial role in the so-called Fugu Plan, in which Jews were rescued from Europe and brought to Japanese-occupied territories during World War II. Believing strongly in the Protocols of the Elders of... Kanji Ishiwara (石原 莞爾, January 18, 1889 - August 15, 1949) was a Japanese military officer in the Kantogun. ... Col. ... Yoshisuke Aikawa (or Gisuke Ayukawa) (鮎川 義介 Aikawa Yoshisuke, November 6, 1880 - February 13, 1967) was a Japanese businessman. ... Chiune Sugihara (Japanese: 杉原千畝, Sugihara Chiune; January 1, 1900 – July 31, 1986) was a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews during World War II while serving as the consul of the Empire of Japan to Lithuania. ...

East Jew leader and Japanese supporter in Manchukuo

  • Abraham Kaufman: Manchu Jew leader, founder of Far Eastern Jewish Council and Betarim Jew Zionists Movement

1938 Five Minister Conference

At the 1938 Five Ministers' Conference, five of the most powerful men in Japan gathered to discuss the ideas and plans of their 'Jewish experts'

Fumimaro Konoe (近衛 文麿 Konoe Fumimaro) (sometimes Konoye, October 12, 1891–December 16, 1945) was a Japanese politician and the 34th (June 4, 1937–January 5, 1939), 38th (July 22, 1940–July 18, 1941) and 39th (July 18, 1941–October 18, 1941) Prime Minister... Hachiro Arita (有田八郎, Arita Hachirou, born September 21, 1884, died March 4, 1965) was a Japanese general and political leader who served as the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs three times between; April 12, 1936 - March 2, 1937 October 30, 1938 - August 29, 1939 January 15, 1940 - July 21, 1940 Categories... Col. ... Mitsumasa Yonai (米内 光政 Yonai Mitsumasa; March 2, 1880–April 20, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 37th Prime Minister of Japan from January 16, 1940 to July 22, 1940. ...

German Liaison in Jewish topics (until 1942)

  • Colonel Josef Meisinger: chief of the Gestapo, was the Nazi liaison with Japanese military and government on the Jewish question.

The   (contraction of Geheime Staatspolizei; Secret State Police) was the official secret police of Nazi Germany. ... National Socialism redirects here. ...

Government Supporters

Other close military government collaborators

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Ultra-nationalist supporters close to the government

  • Prince Kanin: ultra-nationalists supporter, and State Shintoism supporter, later was sent to Southeast Asia, in order to convey the Imperial message concerning the cessation of hostilities.
  • Prince Asaka: Right-wing partisan, also involved in the Rape of Nanking, with Tenno direct orders to supervise operations along General Kesago Nakajima, one of Operative Commanders in area; later returned to China in order to convey the Imperial Message concerning the cessation of hostilities.
  • Prince Takeda: Nationalist follower; possibly was chief of Japanese Secret Services in Manchukuo, coordinated military and civil actions. Had a direct link with Imperial Family. Later sent to Manchukuo, with orders to convey the Imperial Message concerning the cessation of hostilities, but decided instead to take action against Soviet forces in the area.
  • Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu: Right-wing partidaire, some representative of Emperor in High Command Conferences, also Chief of Naval General Staff in Imperial Navy forces
  • Yoshio Kodama: Right-wing industrialist, yakuza chief and honorary Rear Admiral, supporter of right-wing government policies
  • Ryoichi Sasakawa: Another right-wing follower, and fascist thinker
  • Nobuyuki Abe: Ex-Prime Minister, Governor-General of Chosen and political advisor

Nobility members, Entrepreneurs and other supporters at Civil Government and Military Stablishment policies Prince Kanin Kotohito (Kanin-no-miya Kotohito Shinnō) (10 November 1865 - 21 May 1945), was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a career army officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1931 to 1940. ... A torii at Itsukushima Shrine Shintō (Japanese: 神道) is the native religion of Japan and was the state religion of Japan for Japanese militarism in times from about end of the 19th century to the end of World War II. It involves the worship of kami, which could... Prince Asaka Yasuhiko, circa 1937 His Imperial Highness Prince Asaka (Yasuhiko) of Japan (jp: 朝香鳩彦 Asaka Yasuhiko, 2 October 1887 - 13 April 1981), Prince Asaka-no-miya (朝香宮) of Japan, was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a career army officer. ... The Nanking Massacre (Chinese: 南京大屠杀, pinyin: Nánjīng Dàtúshā; Japanese: 南京大虐殺, Nankin Dai Gyaku-satsu), also known as the Rape of Nanking and sometimes in Japan as the Nanking Incident (南京事件, Nankin Jiken), refers... His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Akihito of Japan The Emperor of Japan (天皇, tennō) is Japans titular head of state and the head of the Japanese imperial family. ... Kesago Nakajima Lieutenant-General Kesago Nakajima was the direct operation commander in the December 1937 Nanking Operation resulting in the Nanjing massacre. ... The ōke (王家), literally Prince Houses, were branches of the Imperial Family formed from branches of the Fushimi-no-miya house. ... Manchukuo (1932–1945), Manchu country, was a former state in Manchuria and eastern Inner Mongolia created by former Qing Dynasty officials and Imperial Japan in 1932. ... Soviet redirects here. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu ) (16 October 1875 - 16 August 1946) was a scion of the Japanese imperial family and was a career naval officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1932 to 1940. ... Yoshio Kodama (児玉誉士夫 Kodama Yoshio; February 18, 1911 - January 17, 1984) was a prominent figure in the rise of organized crime in Japan. ... This article is about the organized crime group. ... The term Rear Admiral originated from the days of Naval Sailing Squadrons, and can trace its origins to the British Royal Navy. ... Ryōichi Sasakawa (笹川良一 Sasakawa Ryōichi) (May 18, 1899 – July 14, 1995) was a Japanese businessman, fascist, organized crime figure, renowned shipbuilder, philanthropist and goodwill ambassador. ... Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, was the authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. ... Nobuyuki Abe Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行 Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953) was a Japanese soldier and politician, and was the 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940. ... During the period between 1910 and 1948 there were various Governors of Korea. ...


Nobility Members

Private Entrepreneurs Count Terauchi Hisaichi (寺内 寿一) (1879 - June or November 1945) was the field marshal in command of Japans Southern Expeditionary Army Group during the World War II era. ... Kiichiro Hiranuma (平沼 騏一郎 Hiranuma Kiichirō, September 28, 1867–August 22, 1952) was a Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from January 5, 1939 to August 30, 1939. ... Lieutenant General Viscount Machijiri Kazumoto (born 1889, died 1950) was member of the nobility and served in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II. General Kazumoto was aide-de-camp to the Emperor on two occaisions as well as Commanding Officer of the Imperial Guards Artillery Regiment. ... Koki Hirota Koki Hirota (広田 弘毅 Hirota Kōki, February 14, 1878–December 23, 1948) was a Japanese politician and the 32nd Prime Minister of Japan from March 9, 1936 to February 2, 1937. ... Vice Admiral Baron Tomoshige Samejima was a member of the nobility in the service of the Imperial Japanese Navy during World War Two. ... Lieutenant General Baron Yoshitoshi Tokugawa (1884-1963), known in Japan as the Grandfather of Flight [1], was one of the early stars of Japanese aviation. ... Yoshimichi Hara was a Japanese imperial baron during WW2. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline for Biographies. ... Baron Nobuyoshi Muto ) (15 July 1868 – 27 July 1933) was Commander of the Kwangtung Army in 1933, Japanese ambassador to Manchukuo, and a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army. ... Baron Takeichi Nishi (西 竹一) (July 12, 1902 - March 22, 1945) was a Japanese Imperial Army officer, equestrian show jumper, and Olympic Gold Medalist at the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics. ... Marquis Koichi Kido (木戸幸一 Kido Kōichi, July 18, 1889 - April 6, 1977), grandson of Kido Takayoshi, served as Lord Privy Seal from 1940 to 1945, and was Emperor Hirohitos closest advisor throughout World War II. He was also one of the more cautious advisors... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Vice Admiral Marquis Teruhisa Komatsu was member of the Japanese nobility and a member of the Japanese Navy during World War Two. ...

Other partidaires Hitachi may refer to: Hitachi (train) trains in Melbourne, Australia. ... The Sumitomo Group is a group of related japanese companies, (keiretsu). ... The Sumitomo Group is a group of related japanese companies, (keiretsu). ... This article is in need of attention. ... The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) (大日本帝國海軍 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun) was the navy of Japan before 1945. ... Mitsui (三井) is one of the largest corporate conglomerates (Keiretsu) in Japan and one of the largest publicly traded companies in the world. ... Yoshisuke Aikawa (or Gisuke Ayukawa) (鮎川 義介 Aikawa Yoshisuke, November 6, 1880 - February 13, 1967) was a Japanese businessman. ... Nissan Motor Co. ... The Japan-based Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaishai, Nippon Yusen Kaisha (日本郵船), or NYK Line, is one of the largest shipping companies in the world. ... Mitsubishi Logo The Mitsubishi Group ), Mitsubishi Group of Companies, or Mitsubishi Companies, all refer to a large grouping of independently operated Japanese companies which share the Mitsubishi brand name. ... The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) (大日本帝國海軍 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kaigun or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun) was the navy of Japan before 1945. ... Kijiro Nambu Kijiro Nambu (1869-1949) A prolific Japanese small arms designer. ...

  • Teiichi Muto: Government journalist in Asahi Shinbun and Japan Time and Advertiser Official News
  • Toshio Shiratoru: Adviser in Foreign Affairs ministry, also heavy believer of Axis Powers alliance and Overseas Ambassador
  • Yakichiro Suma: Spokesman in Foreign Affairs ministry; later official overseas Ambassador.
  • Koh Ishii: Ex servant in Foreign Affairs Ministry and official Government spokesman
  • Shumei Okawa: Ultranationalist and fascist thinker, believer in government and military policies
  • Akira Kazami: Konoye political partidaire and Justice Minister
  • Fumio Goto: Konoye political partner; also another fascist ideologist, supporter of Militarists
  • Naoki Hoshino: Right-wing and Army follower charged to compose the economic policies of Manchukuo and Japan.

Asahi Shimbun (朝日新聞; Asahi Shinbun) is a national leading newspaper in Japan. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Shumei Okawa ) (December 6, 1886; Sakata, Yamagata, Japan - December 24, 1957; Tokyo, Japan) was a Japanese ultra nationalist, Pan-Asian writer and Islamic scholar. ... Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, was the authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. ... Konoe can refer to: Emperor Konoe, emperor of Japan Konoe family, a branch of Fujiwara family This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Konoe can refer to: Emperor Konoe, emperor of Japan Konoe family, a branch of Fujiwara family This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Fascism (in Italian, fascismo), capitalized, was the authoritarian political movement which ruled Italy from 1922 to 1943 under the leadership of Benito Mussolini. ... Manchukuo (1932–1945), Manchu country, was a former state in Manchuria and eastern Inner Mongolia created by former Qing Dynasty officials and Imperial Japan in 1932. ...

See also

  • Japanese Central Chinese-Japanese War/World War II Government Cabinet

 
 

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