The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Shigeru Baron Honjo

Honjo, Shigeru Baron

General

* 10th of May 1876

† 20th of November 1945

(本庄 繁)

Promotions

1922-08-XX Major-General
1933-06-19 General

Service

1919-04-01 1921-05-30 Commanding Officer 11th Regiment
1921-05-30 1924-08-20 Military Advisor to Chang Tso-lin, China
1924-08-20 1925-05-01 Commanding Officer 4th Brigade
1925-05-01 1928-02-29 Military Attaché to China
1928-02-29 1931-08-01 General Officer Commanding 10th Division
1931-08-01 1932-08-08 Commander in Chief Kwantung Army, Manchuria
1932-08-08 1933-04-06 Member of the Supreme War Council
1933-04-06 1936-03-23 Chief Aide-de-Camp to the Emperor
1936-02-23 1936-04-22 In reserve
1936-04-22 Retired
1945-05-XX 1945-11-XX Privy Councilor
1945-11-XX 1945-11-20 Arrested as a suspected war criminal
1945-11-20 Commited suicide