The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Hideyoshi Obata

Obata, Hideyoshi

General

* 2nd of April 1880

† 11th of August 1944

(小畑英良)

Promotions

1938-03-XX Major-General
1940-12-02 Lieutenant-General
1944-09-30 General (Posthumously)

Service

1934-09-01 1935-12-02 Chief of 8th Section (Training), 4th Bureau, General Staff
1935-12-02 1937-08-02 Commanding Officer 14th Cavalry Regiment
1937-08-02 1937-11-01 Attached to 2nd Air Group
1937-11-01 1938-07-15 Director of Akeno Army Aviation School
1938-07-15 1940-09-24 Commandant of Akeno Army Aviation School
1940-09-24 1940-12-02 Attached to Army Aviation Corps
1940-12-02 1942-04-15 General Officer Commanding 5th Air Group [Philippines - Burma]
1942-04-15 1943-05-01 General Officer Commanding 5th Air Division
1943-05-01 1943-12-07 General Officer Commanding 3rd Air Army [Mariana Islands]
1943-12-07 1944-02-25 Attached to the General Staff
1944-02-25 1944-08-11 General Officer Commanding 31st Army [Central Pacific Area]
1944-08-11 Commited suicide [Guam]
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