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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

    • Photo: Public domain