Forty-fourth Army (Japanese Army)

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Forty-fourth Army 第四十四軍 Dai Yonjuuyon Gun

Assignment

Commander

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 17 Jul 1941 Lt General Yamashita Tomoyuki 18th class, MA Military Councillor Cdr, 25th Army Commander, Kwantung Defense Army
2 6 Nov 1941 Lt General Kusaba Tatsumi 20th class, MA Commander, 52nd Division Commander, Fourth Army
3 22 Dec 1942 Lt General Kinoshita Hayashi 20th class, MA Commandant, Military Air Academy Commander, Third Air Army
4 7 Dec 1943 Lt General Yoshida Shin 20th class, MA Att, General Staffs Wait for appointment
5 1 Mar 1945 Lt General Hongo Yoshio 24th class, MA Commander, 62nd Division Commander, Forty-fourth Army
1 30 May 1945 Lt General Hongo Yoshio 24th class, MA Commander, Kwantung Defense Army Commander, Forty-fourth Army
disbanded after the war

Chief of Staff

no date of
appointment
rank name class previous job next job note
1 17 Jul 1941 Maj General Yoshioka Yasunao 25th class, MA Vice CoS, Kwantung Army Staff, Kwantung Army Chief of Staff, Kwantung Defense Army
1 Jul 1942

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