Operation Jehol order of battle

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The Japanese and Manchukuoan order of battle for Operation Nekka was:

Japan[edit]

Kwangtung Army

Jehol Operation Force - Field Marshal Baron Nobuyoshi Muto,

  • 6th Division (11th & 36th Infantry Brigades) - Lt. Gen. Sakamoto
  • 8th Division (4th & 16th Infantry Brigades) - Lt. Gen. Nishi
  • 14th Mixed Brigade / 7th Division - Major Gen. Hattori
  • 33rd Mixed Brigade / 10th Division - Major Gen. Nakamura
  • 4th Cavalry Brigade - Major Gen. Mogi
  • 1st Special Tank Company - Captain Hyakutake

Manchukuo Imperial Army

Manchukuoan Force 42,000 men [1] - Chang Hai-peng or Zhang Haipeng[2]

Manchukuoan units with the Japanese Northern Column 10,000 men [1]

  • Taoliao Army - Chang Hai-peng (concurrent)
    • 7 Detachments( at least 2 are cavalry brigades) [2]
  • National Foundation Army (Manchukuo Preparatory 2nd Corps) - Cheng Guorui [1]
    • 3 Detachments

Manchukuoan units with the Japanese Eastern Column 15,000 men [1]

China[edit]

5th Army Group - Commander in chief Tang Yulin (governor of Jehol)[1]

6th Army Group - Zhang Zuoxiang (former governor of Kirin)*

  • 41st Army - Sun Dianying
    • 117th Brigade - Ding Ting, At Haladaokou, east of Chifeng.
    • 118th Brigade - Liu Yueting , To the north of Chifeng
    • Reinforced 1st Brigade - Xing Yuchou , To the north of Chifeng
  • Northeastern Loyal and Brave Army - Feng Zhanhai, To the north of Chifeng
    • 10th Cavalry Division - Deng Wen
    • 11th Cavalry Division - Tan Zixin
    • 12th Cavalry Division - Wu Songlin
    • 21st Cavalry Brigade - Guo Fenglai
    • 1st Infantry Brigade - Tang Zhongxin

4th Army Group - Wan Fulin* (former chairman of Heilongjiang)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Guo Rugui
  2. ^ a b Jowett pg.25
  3. ^ a b Jowett pg.40
  4. ^ Jowett pg.25,39-40

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