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84th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

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Active  1944 - 1945
Branch  Imperial Japanese Army
Nickname(s)  Sudden division
Country  Empire of Japan
Type  Infantry
Engagements  none
84th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The 84th Division (第84師団, Dai-hachijūyon Shidan) was an infantry division in the Imperial Japanese Army. Its call sign was the Sudden Division (突兵団, Tō Heidan).It was created 6 July 1944 in Himeji. It was a triangular division. The divisional backbone was the 54th division headquarters.

Action

The 84th division was assigned to the Central District Army upon formation. In the late 1944, the 84th Division was considered for sending to Okinawa, but the 62nd division was selected instead.

In April 1945, the 84th division was assigned to the 53rd army, taking a positions in Odawara, Kanagawa. The division then spent the time building a fortifications until being demobilized in September 1945, after the surrender of Japan.

References

84th Division (Imperial Japanese Army) Wikipedia


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