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Shibazaki, Keiji

Date of birth:
April 9th, 1894 (Kasai, Hyōgo, Japan)
Date of death:
November 22nd, 1943 (Tarawa)
Mentioned on:
Yasukuni War Shrine
Nationality:
Japanese

Biography

Vice admiral (posthumously). Killed by an U.S. Navy Destroyer on the third day of the Battle of Tarawa.

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Badge for Graduates of Naval Staff College
1937 China Incident Medal
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
1943
Gunjin Izoku-kai

Sources

  • Photo: Public domain

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