First Area Army (Japanese Army)

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First Area Army (第一方面軍 Daiichi Homen Gun)

Assignment

Commander

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 1 Jul 1942 Lt General Yamashita Tomoyuki 18th class, MA Cdr, 25th Army Cdr, 14th Area Army 10 Feb 1943 General
2 26 Sept 1944 Lt General Kita Seiichi 19th class, MA Att, General Staffs 9 Mar 1945 General
disbanded due to Japanese surrender

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 1 Jul 1942 Ayabe Kitsuju 27th class, MA
2 7 Dec 1942 Shidei Tsunamasa 27th class, MA
3 16 Oct 1944 Teragaki Tadao 28th class, MA
4 1 Apr 1945 Sakurai Ryozo 30th class, MA

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