The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Takashi Sakai

Sakai, Takashi

Lieutenant-General

* 18th of October 1887

† 13th of September 1946

(酒井 隆)

Service

1928-08-XX 1929-10-XX Attached to 12th Regiment
1929-10-XX 1932-08-08 Commanding Officer Tietsing Garrison, China
1932-08-08 1934-08-01 Chief of 5th Section (Asian Intelligence), 2nd Bureau, General Staff
1934-08-01 1935-12-02 Chief of Staff China Garrison Army
1935-12-02 1936-03-07 Attached to the General Staff
1936-03-07 1937-03-01 Commanding Officer 23rd Regiment
1937-03-01 1938-06-10 Commanding Officer 28th Brigade
1938-06-10 1939-03-10 Head of ? Special Agency
1939-03-10 1940-03-09 Head of Mengjiang (Inner Mongolia) Coordination Bureau, Asia Development Board
1940-03-09 1940-06-08 Attached to Mongolian Garrison Army
1940-06-08 1941-11-06 General Officer Commanding Imperial Guards Depot Division
1941-11-06 1943-03-01 General Officer Commanding 23rd Army, China-Hong Kong
1941-XX-XX 1942-XX-XX Governor-General of Hong Kong
1943-03-01 1943-04-14 Attached to the General Staff
1943-04-14 1943-04-30 In reserve
1943-04-30 Retired
1946-09-13 Condemned to death and executed as war criminal