Order of Battle: Battle of South Henan

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Battle of Southern Honan (Late Jan. - Early Feb. 1941)

Japan[edit]

11th Army - Waichirō Sonobe

  • 3rd Division - Fusataro Hanjima [1]?
    • 5th Infantry Brigade
      • 6th Infantry Regiment
      • 68th Infantry Regiment
    • 29th Infantry Brigade
    • 3rd Field Artillery Regiment
    • 3rd Cavalry Regiment
    • 3rd Engineer Regiment
    • 3rd Transport Regiment
  • 39th Division - Lt. Gen Keisaku Muragami [4,5]
    • 39th Infantry Brigade Group
      • 231st Infantry Rregiments
      • 232nd Infantry Regiments
      • 233rd Infantry Regiments
    • 39th Recon Regiment
    • 39th Field Artillery Regiment
    • 39th Military Engineer Regiment
    • 39th Transport Regiment
  • 4th Division (partial) - Lt. Gen Kenzo Kitano [4,5]
    • 4th Infantry Brigade group:
      • 8th Infantry Regiment
      • 37th Infantry Regiment
      • 61st Infantry Regiment
    • 4th Recon Regiment
    • 4th Field Artillery Regiment
    • 4th Military Engineer Regiment
    • 4th Transport Regiment
  • 40th Division - Lt-General Naojikiro Amaya, Manchuria 10/2/39-8/25/1941[4,5]
    • 40th Infantry Brigade group:
      • 234th Infantry regiment
      • 235th Infantry regiment
      • 236th Infantry regiment
    • 40th Cavalry regiment
    • 40th mountain artillery regiment
    • 40th military engineer regiment
    • 40th Transport regiment
  • Kurahashi Detachment/15th Division - Col. Kurahashi
    • 60th Infantry Regiment (from 15th Division in the Nanchang area)
  • 17th Division - Lt-General Morito Hirabayashi[4,5]
    • 17th Infantry Brigade Group
      • 53rd Infantry Regiment
      • 54th Infantry Regiment
      • 81st Infantry Regiment
    • 23rd Field Artillery Regiment
    • 7th Military Engineer Regiment
    • 17th Transport Regiment
  • 18th Independent Mixed Brigade - Lt. Gen Taka Kayashima 1939- 1941[4,5]
    • 92nd Independent infantry battalion
    • 93rd Independent infantry battalion
    • 94th Independent infantry battalion
    • 95th Independent infantry battalion
    • 96th independent infantry battalion
    • artillery troops
    • labor troops
    • signal communication unit.
  • 7th Tank Regiment - ?
  • 13th Tank Regiment - ?
  •  ? Tank Regiment - ? [1] (one of 3 Tank Regiments)
  • 1 Separate Heavy Artillery Regiment

Airforce:

  •  ? (100 aircraft)

China[edit]

5th War Area - Li Tsung-jen [1]

  • 2nd Army Group - Sun Lianzhong
    • 55th Corps -Tsao Fu-lin
      • 74th Division - Tsao Fu-lin
      • 29th Division - Li Tseng-chih
    • 59th Corps - Huang Wei-kang
      • 38th Division - Li Chiu-sze
      • 180th Division - Liu Chen-shan
    • 68th Corps - Liu Ju-ming
      • 143rd Division - Huang Chao-sung
      • 119th Division - Chen Hsin-chi
      • 36th Provincial Division - Liu Ju-chen
  • 33rd Army Group - Feng Zhi'an
    • 77th Corps - Feng Chih-an (concurrent
      • 37th Division - Li Chiu-sze
      • 179th Division - Liu Chen-shan
    • 30th Corps - Chih Feng-cheng
      • 27th Division - Hsu Wen-yao
      • 30th Division - Liu Chen-shan
  • 2nd Army - Ho Chu-kuo
    • Separate Inf. Brigade
    • 3rd Division -
  • 31st Army Group - Tang Enbo
    • 92nd Corps - Li Hsien-chou
      • 21st Division - Hsu Wen-yao
      • 142nd Division - Fu Li-ping
      • 14th Provincial Division - Liao Yun-tse
    • 85th Corps - Li Hsien-chou
      • 4th Division - Shih Chueh
      • 25th Division - Ni Tsu-hui
      • 11th Reserve Division - Chang Tang-hsiang
    • 29th Corps - Chen Ta-ching
      • 19th Division - Lai Ju-hsiung
      • 91st Division - Wang Yu-wen
      • 16th Provincial Division - Li Chiang
    • 13th Corps - Chang Hsueh-chung
      • 89th Division - Shu Yung
      • 110th Division - Wu Shao-chou
      • New 1st Division - Tsai Chi
    • 84th Corps - Mo Shu-chieh
      •  ?
  • 36th Corps - ?
    •  ?
  • 15th Sep. Brigade - Huang Tze-hua
  • 14th Artillery Regiment
  • 4th Separate Engineer Battalion
  • 4th Battery, 1st Btn. 56th AT Regiment

Airforce:

  •  ?

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