1 Aug 1929
  • Iwane Matsui was named the commanding officer of the 11th Division. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Japan
  • Korechika Anami was made an army advisor to Emperor Showa. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
Korea
  • General Jiro Minami was named the commanding officer of the Japanese Chosen Army in occupied Korea, relieving Hanzo Kanaya. Minami named Lieutenant General Kotaro Nakamura as his chief of staff. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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