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Imperial Japanese Army
The 145th Division (第145師団, Dai-hyakuyonjūgo Shidan) was an infantry division of the Imperial Japanese Army. Its call sign was the Kitakyushu Protection Division (護州兵団, Koshu Heidan). It was formed 28 February 1945 in Hiroshima as a square division. It was a part of the 16 simultaneously created divisions batch numbering from 140th to 160th.
145th Division (Imperial Japanese Army) Wikipedia
Initially, the 145th division was assigned to the 16th area army. Later it was reassigned to 56th army and sent to Ashiya, Fukuoka. 419th infantry regiment was defending Wakamatsu-ku, Kitakyūshū area.
The 145th division was tasked with the coastal defense. The division did not see any combat until surrender of Japan 15 August 1945.