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155th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

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Active  1945–1945
Allegiance  55th army
Type  Infantry
Country  Empire of Japan
Branch  Imperial Japanese Army
Size  10000
155th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The 155th Division (第155師団, Dai-hyakugojūgo Shidan) was an infantry division of the Imperial Japanese Army. Its call sign was the Land Protection Division (護土兵団, Godo Heidan). It was formed 28 February 1945 in Zentsūji, Kagawa as a square division. It was a part of the 16 simultaneously created divisions batch numbering from 140th to 160th.

Action

The 155th division was assigned to 55th army. The division spent time from 5 May 1945 until surrender of Japan 15 August 1945 building a coastal defenses in and around Kami, Kōchi without engaging in actual combat.

References

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