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Onishi, Takijiro

Date of birth:
June 2nd, 1891 (Tamba/Hyōgo, Japan)
Date of death:
August 16th, 1945 (Tokyo, Japan)
Buried on:
Cemetery Sōji-ji Temple
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

Vice admiral Takijiro Onishi committed suicide on 16 August 1945.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Kaigun-chūjō (Vice-admiral)
Awarded on:
1974

Posthumously awarded
Kyuokujitsu sho, 1st Class

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