The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Yoshitsugu Saito

Saito, Yoshitsugu

Lieutenant-General

* 2nd of November 1890

† 7th of June 1944

(斎藤義次)

Promotions

1936-08-01 Colonel
1939-08-01 Major-General
1942-12-01 Lieutenant-General

Service

1933-03-01 1934-08-01 Commanding Officer 14th Cavalry Regiment
1934-08-01 1936-08-01 Commanding Officer 8th Cavalry Regiment
1936-08-01 1937-08-02 Commanding Officer 24th Regimental
1937-08-02 1938-07-02 Instructor at the Cavalry School
1938-07-02 1939-08-01 Chief of Staff 5th Depot Division
1939-08-01 1941-10-15 Chief of Horse Administration Section Kwantung Army
1941-10-15 1944-04-06 Head of Horse Administration Section, Military Administration Bureau, Ministry of War
1944-04-06 1944-07-06 General Officer Commanding 43rd Division, Mariana Islands
1944-07-06 Committed suicide, Saipan