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Ichimaru, Toshinosuke

Date of birth:
September 20th, 1891 (Karatsu, Japan)
Date of death:
March 26th, 1945 (Iwo Jima, Japan)
Mentioned on:
Japanese War Cemetery & Memorial Iwo Jima
Nationality:
Japanese (1868-1945, Empire)

Biography

Admiral Ichimaru assumed command of the Japanese naval forces on Iwo Jima in August 1944 and was subsequently killed in the battle. Ichimaru is portrayed by Masashi Nagadoi in the feature film Letters from Iwo Jima.

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