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Nishi, Takeichi

Date of birth:
July 12th, 1902 (Azabu, Tokyo, Japan)
Date of death:
March 22nd, 1945 (Iwo Jima, Japan)
Buried on:
Japanese War Cemetery Iwo Jima
Nationality:
Japanese

Biography

Colonel Baron Takeichi Nishi was a famous tank commander who was killed during the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945.

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1937 China Incident Medal

Sources

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