The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Yoshiyuki Kawashima

Kawashima, Yoshiyuki

General

* 25th of May 1878

† 8th of September 1945

(川島義之)

Promotions

1918-07-22 Colonel
1923-08-06 Major-General
1927-12-16 Lieutenant-General
1934-03-05 General

Service

1917-01-27 1918-07-24 Instructor at the War College
1918-07-24 1919-07-25 Commanding Officer Infantry 7th Regiment
1919-07-25 1920-08-10 Chief of 9th Section (Japanese Military History), 4th Bureau, General Staff
1920-08-10 1921-06-03 Chief of 2nd Section, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1921-06-03 1923-08-06 Chief of 1st Section, Inspectorate-General of Military Training
1923-08-06 1925-05-01 Secretary of the Military Armaments Committee, General Staff
1925-05-01 1926-03-02 Commanding Officer 1st Imperial Guards Brigade
1926-03-02 1929-08-01 Head of Personnel Bureau, Ministry of War
1929-08-01 1930-11-07 General Officer Commanding 19th Division
1930-11-07 1932-01-09 General Officer Commanding 3rd Division
1932-01-09 1932-05-26 Deputy Inspector-General of Military Training
1932-05-26 1934-08-01 Commander in Chief Chosen Army [Korea]
1934-08-01 1935-09-05 Member of the Supreme War Council
1935-09-05 1936-03-09 Minister of War
1936-03-10 Retired
Picture source: http://ja.wikipedia.org/