- Date of birth:
- July 12th, 1902 (Azabu, Tokyo, Japan)
- Date of death:
- March 22nd, 1945 (Iwo Jima, Japan)
- Buried on:
- Japanese War Cemetery & Memorial Iwo Jima
- Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)
Colonel Baron Takeichi Nishi was a famous tank commander who was killed during the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945. He is portrayed by Tsuyoshi Ihara in the feature film Letters from Iwo Jima.
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- - Wright, D., The Battle for Iwo Jima 1945 (2020)