The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of General Shizuichi Tanaka

Tanaka, Shizuichi

General

* 1st of October 1887

† 24th of August 1945

(田中静壱)

Promotions

1930-08-01 Colonel
1935-08-01 Major-General
1938-07-15 Lieutenant-General
1943-09-07 General

Service

1930-08-01 1932-05-28 Commanding Officer 2nd Regiment
1932-05-28 1934-05-07 Military Attaché to Washington
1934-05-07 1934-08-01 Attached to the General Staff
1934-08-01 1935-08-01 Chief of Staff 4th Division
1935-08-01 1936-08-01 Commanding Officer 5th Brigade
1936-08-01 1937-08-02 Head of General Affairs Bureau, Military Police (Kempeitai) Headquarters
1937-08-02 1938-08-02 Head of the Military Police (Kempeitai) Kanto Area
1938-08-02 1939-08-02 Provost Marshal
1939-08-01 1940-09-28 General Officer Commanding 13th Division, China
1940-09-28 1941-10-15 Provost Marshal
1941-10-15 1941-12-24 Commander in Chief Eastern Army District
1941-12-24 1942-08-15 Attached to the General Staff
1942-08-01 1943-05-19 General Officer Commanding 14th Army, Philippines
1942-08-19 1943-05-19 Military-Governor of the Philippines
1943-05-19 1944-03-XX Attached to the General Staff
1944-03-XX 1944-08-03 Hospitalized
1944-08-03 1945-03-09 Member of the Supreme War Council
1944-08-03 1945-03-09 Commandant of the War College
1945-03-09 1945-08-24 Commander in Chief Eastern Army District
1945-03-09 1945-08-24 Commander in Chief 12th Area Army
1945-XX-XX Acting General Officer Commanding 1st Imperial Guards Division
1945-08-24 Committed suicide
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