The Generals of WWII

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Portrait of Lieutenant-General Ichiryō Banzai

Banzai, Ichiryō


* 26th of January 1892

† 6th of September 1946


(ばんざい いちりょう)


1934-08-01 Colonel
1938-07-XX Major-General
1941-03-01 Lieutenant-General


1934-03-05 1934-04-04 Attached to Main Army Arsenal
1935-12-02 1937-03-01 Chief of Strategy Branch, Kwantung Army
1937-03-01 1938-03-10 Commanding Officer 59th Infantry Regiment
1938-03-10 1938-12-XX Instructor at the War College
1938-12-13 1939-12-01 Executive Officer, War College
1939-12-01 1940-11-13 Commandant of the Army Infantry School
1940-11-13 1943-01-XX Military Attaché to Germany
1943-03-28 1944-03-04 General Officer Commanding 35th Division
1944-04-08 1945-09-XX General Officer Commanding 20th Army [China]
1946-09-06 Died of illness in Shanghai
Picture source: Courtesy of Anonymous