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Masataka Kitagawa

SurnameKitagawa
Given NameMasataka
Born9 May 1897
Died21 May 1943
CountryJapan
CategoryMedicine
GenderMale

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ww2dbaseColonel Masataka Kitagawa was the overall commanding officer of the Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department (Unit 731) of the Japanese Southern Expeditionary Army Group. He was killed in 1943 and was posthumously promoted to the rank of major general.

ww2dbaseSources:
"BiblioAsia", Singapore National Library Board
generals.dk

Last Major Revision: Oct 2019

Masataka Kitagawa Timeline

9 May 1897 Masataka Kitagawa was born in Japan.
21 May 1943 Masataka Kitagawa passed away.




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