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Toyoda, Soemu

    Date of birth:
    May 22nd, 1885 (Kitsuki/Ōita, Japan)
    Date of death:
    September 22nd, 1957 (Tokyo, Japan)
    Nationality:
    Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

    Biography

    Admiral Soemu Toyoda was the last supreme commander of the Imperial Japanese Navy.

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    Period:
    Second Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945)
    Rank:
    Kaigun-chūjō (Vice-admiral)
    Awarded on:
    October 13th, 1938
    Zuiho sho, 1st Class
    Kyuokujitsu sho, 2nd Class

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