The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Jiro Minami

Minami, Jiro

General

* 10th of August 1874

† 5th of December 1957

(南 次郎)

Promotions

1915-08-10 Colonel
1919-07-25 Major-General
1924-02-04 Lieutenant-General
1930-03-07 General

Service

1914-01-20 1917-08-08 Commanding Officer 13th Cavalry Regiment
1917-08-06 1919-07-25 Chief of Cavalry Section, Military Affairs Bureau, Ministry of War
1919-07-27 1921-01-10 General Officer Commanding China Occupation Army
1921-02-10 1922-02-08 Commanding Officer 3rd Cavalry Brigade
1922-02-08 1923-10-10 Commandant of the Cavalry School
1923-10-10 1924-08-20 Commandant of the Military Academy
1924-08-20 1926-03-02 Inspector of Cavalry
1926-03-02 1927-03-05 General Officer Commanding 16th Division
1927-03-05 1929-08-01 Vice Chief General Staff
1929-08-01 1930-11-22 Commander in Chief Chosen Army, Korea
1930-12-22 1931-04-14 Member of the Supreme War Council
1931-04-14 1931-12-13 Minister of War
1931-12-13 1934-12-10 Member of the Supreme War Council
1934-12-10 1936-03-06 Commander in Chief Kwantung Army, Manchuria
1936-03-06 1936-04-22 In reserve
1936-04-22 Retired
1936-08-05 1942-05-29 Governor-General of Korea
1942-05-29 1945-03-29 Privy Councilor
1945-03-XX 1945-12-XX Member of the Diet
1945-12-XX 1949-01-XX Arrested and tried as A class war criminal
1949-01-XX Condemned to life imprisonment as war criminal
1953-XX-XX Released on grounds of health
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