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Sakurai, Shozo

Date of birth:
June 27th, 1889 (Hagi/Yamaguchi, Japan)
Date of death:
July 7th, 1985 (Tokyo, Japan)
Buried on:
Tama Cemetery
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

Lieutenant General Shozo Sakurai commanded the 28th Army during the Second World War.

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Awarded on:
December 21st, 1896
Chevalier de l' Ordre National de la Legion d'Honneur
Awarded on:
September 6th, 1902

Sources

  • - Shōkan, Hirohito's samurai : Richard Fuller
    - "Government Bulletin" No. 4051 "Ordination and Resignation" December 28, 1896.
    - Government Bulletin" No. 5778 "Ordination and Resignation" October 6, 1902.
    - Photo recognition

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