The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Masaharu Honma

Honma, Masaharu

Lieutenant-General

* 27th of November 1887

† 3rd of April 1946

(本間雅晴)

Promotions

1930-08-01 Colonel
1935-08-01 Major-General
1938-07-15 Lieutenant-General

Service

1930-06-03 1932-05-28 Military Attaché to Great Britain
1932-05-28 1932-08-08 Attached to the General Staff
1932-08-08 1933-08-01 Chief of Press Relations Branch, Ministry of War
1933-08-01 1935-08-01 Commanding Officer 1st Regiment
1935-08-01 1936-12-01 Commanding Officer 32nd Brigade
1936-12-01 1937-07-21 Attached to the General Staff
1937-07-21 1938-07-15 Head of 2nd Bureau, General Staff
1938-07-15 1940-12-02 General Officer Commanding 27th Division, China
1940-12-02 1942-04-13 Commander in Chief Taiwan Army District
1941-11-06 1942-08-01 General Officer Commanding 14th Army, Philippines
1942-08-01 1942-08-31 In reserve
1942-08-31 Retired
1946-04-02 Condemned to death and executed as war criminal
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