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93rd Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

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Active  1944 - 1945
Allegiance  36th army
Type  Infantry
Country  Empire of Japan
Branch  Imperial Japanese Army
Garrison/HQ  Kanazawa
93rd Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The 93rd Division (第93師団, Dai-kyūjūsan Shidan) was an infantry division in the Imperial Japanese Army. Its call sign was the Resolve Division (決兵団, Ketsu Heidan). It was created 6 July 1944 in Kanazawa. The nucleus for the formation was the training camps of the 52nd division. It was a triangular division.

Action

The 93rd division was assigned to 36th army upon formation. Initial location of the division headquarters was Gotemba, Shizuoka, although 203rd infantry regiment was placed in northern Chiba Prefecture while 204th infantry regiment was placed in Matsumoto, Nagano.

Later entire division was concentrated in Chiba Prefecture, where it spent the time until surrender of Japan 15 August 1945 building a fortifications without engaging in actual combat.

References

93rd Division (Imperial Japanese Army) Wikipedia


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