Order of Battle for Zhejiang-Jiangxi Campaign (1942)

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Japan[edit]

China Expeditionary Force - General Shunroku Hata (畑俊六) (Late April, 1942)

  • 13th Army - Lt. General Shigeru Sawada (沢田茂)
    • 15th Division - Lt. General Naotsugu Sakai (酒井直次) - KIA
      • 15th Infantry Group HQ
        • 51st Infantry Regiment
        • 60th Infantry Regiment
        • 67th Infantry Regiment
      • 21st Field Artillery Regiment
      • 15th Engineer Regiment
      • 15th Division Signal Unit
      • 15th Transport Regiment
    • 22nd Division - Lt. General Sanji Ōkido (大城戸三次)
      • 84th Infantry regiment
      • 85th Infantry regiment
      • 86th Infantry regiment
      • 52nd Mountain Artillery Regiment
      • 22nd Military Engineer Regiment
      • 22nd Transport Regiment
    • 32nd Division - Lt. General Tetsuzo Ide (井出鉄蔵 [3]) [2]
      • 32nd Infantry Group HQ
        • 210th Infantry Regiment
        • 211th Infantry Regiment
        • 212th Infantry Regiment
      • 32nd Armored Vehicle Squadron
      • 32nd Field Artillery Regiment
      • 32nd Engineer Regiment
      • 32nd Transport Regiment
A Japanese soldier with 50mm heavy grenade discharger during the Zhejiang-Jiangxi Campaign, 30 May 1942.
    • 70th Division - Lt. General Takayuki Uchida (内田孝行)
      • 61st Infantry Brigade
        • 102nd Independent Infantry Battalion
        • 103rd Independent Infantry Battalion
        • 104th Independent Infantry Battalion
        • 105th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 62nd Infantry Brigade
        • 121st Independent Infantry Battalion
        • 122nd Independent Infantry Battalion
        • 123rd Independent Infantry Battalion
        • 124th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • Labor troops
    • 116th Division - Lt. General Toshijiro Takeuchi (武内俊二郎)
      • 119th Infantry Brigade
        • 109th Infantry Regiment
        • 120th Infantry Regiment
      • 130th Infantry Brigade
        • 133rd Infantry Regiment
        • 138th Infantry Regiment
      • 120th Cavalry Battalion
      • 122nd Field Artillery Regiment
      • 116th Military Engineer Regiment
      • 116th Transport Regiment
    • 12th Independent Mixed Brigade - Major General Johkichi Nanbu - (南部襄吉) [2]
      • 51st Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 52nd Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 53rd Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 54th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 55th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • artillery troops
      • labor troops
      • signal communication unit.
    • 13th Independent Mixed Brigade - Major General Haruo Yamamura (山村治雄) [2]
      • 56th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 57th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 58th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 59th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 60th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • artillery troops
      • labor troops
      • signal communication unit.
    • 17th Independent Mixed Brigade - Major General Hachiro Tagami (田上八郎) [2]
      • 87th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 88th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 89th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 90th Independent Infantry Battalion
      • 91st Independent Infantry Battalion
      • artillery troops
      • labor troops
      • signal communication unit.
    • Directly under 13th Army
      • 3 Separate Artillery Regiments
      • 3 Separate Engineer Regiments
      • 1 Tank Battalion ?
      • 5 truck Regiments
      • 1 Road Construction Battalion
General Anami commanded the 11th Army, which advanced from Nánchāng to Fŭzhōu.
  • 11th Army - Lt. General Korechika Anami (阿南惟幾)
    • 3rd Division [1] - Lt. General Tagaji Takahashi (高橋多賀二)
      • 5th Infantry Brigade
        • 6th Infantry Regiment
        • 68th Infantry Regiment
      • 29th Infantry Brigade
        • 18th Infantry Regiment *
        • 34th Infantry Regiment
      • 3rd Field Artillery Regiment
      • 3rd Cavalry Regiment
      • 3rd Engineer Regiment
      • 3rd Transport Regiment
    • 34th Division[2] - Lt. General Shigeru Ōga (大賀茂)
      •  ?
    • Takehara Column - Major General Saburo Takehara (竹原三郎)
      • 4 Battalions from 6th Division
    • Imai Column - Colonel Takejiro Imai (今井亀次郎)
      • 3 inf Battalions/40th Div.
    • Ide Column - Colonel Tokutaro Ide (井出篤太郎)
      • 1 Infantry Battalion /68th Div.
    • Hirano Column - Colonel Giichi Hirano (平野儀一)
      • 1 Infantry Battalion /68th Div.

Airforce:

  • 1st Air Group (第一飛行団)
    • 2 Recon flights
    • 1 Recon squadron
    • 1 Fighter squadron
    • 1 squadron Lt bombers
    • 1 squadron Hvy bombers

Notes:

  • [1] 3rd Division was reorganized as a triangular Division in July. The 18th Infantry Regiment was removed and the remaining Infantry Regiments were subordinated under the 3rd Infantry Brigade Group.
  • [2] 2nd, 6th and 9th Independent Tankette Companies participated in the campaign. But, 2nd and 6th were used in the sub-operation along Dongting Lake and 9th stayed at Nanchang for a feint operation.
  • [3] 34th Recon Regiment participated in the main operation, but its tankette company was left behind and did not see action.

China[edit]

3rd War Area - Ku Chu-tung

  • 25th Army Group - Li Chueh
    • 88th Corps - Ho Shou-chou
      • New 21st Division
      • New 30th Division
      • 32nd Provincial Division
    • 9th Provincial Corps - Feng Sheng-fu
      • 33rd Provincial Division
      • 34th Provincial Division
      • 35th Provincial Division
  • 10th Army Group - Wang Ching-chiu
    • 49th Corps - Wang Tieh-han
      • 26th Division
      • 105th Division
      • 13th Provincial Division
    • 79th Division
    • 53rd Division
  • 32nd Army Group - ?
    • 25th Corps - Chang Wen-ching
      • 40th Division
      • 55th Division
      • 108th Division
    • 28th Corps - Tao Kuang
      • 62nd Division
      • 192nd Division
  • 23rd Army Group - Tang Shih-tsun
    • 21st Corps - Liu Yu-ching
      • 146th Division
      • 147th Division
      • 148th Division
    • 50th Corps - Fan Tse-ying
      • 144th Division
      • 145th Division
      • New 7th Division
  • 26th Corps - Ting Chih-pan
    • 32nd Division
    • 41st Division
    • 46th Division
  • 86th Corps - Mo Yu-shuo
    • 16th Division
    • (less 79th Division)
    • 67th Division
  • 74th Corps - Wang Yao-wu
    • 51st Division
    • 57th Division
    • 58th Division
  • 100th Corps - Shih Chung-cheng
    • 19th Division
    • (less 63rd Division)
    • 75th Division
  • 5th Reserve Division

9th War Area - ?

  • 4th Corps
    • 59th Division
    • 90th Division
    • 100th Division
  • 58th Corps
    • New 10th Division
    • New 11th Division
  • 79th Corps
    • 98th Division
    • 194th Division
    • 6th Provincial Division

Airforce:

  •  ?

References[edit]

  1. ^ 3rd Division was reorganized as a triangular Division in July 1942
  2. ^ 34th Division was a Security Division or chian shidan

Sources[edit]

  • Hsu Long-hsuen and Chang Ming-kai, History of The Sino-Japanese War (1937-1945) 2nd Ed., 1971. Translated by Wen Ha-hsiung, Chung Wu Publishing; 33, 140th Lane, Tung-hwa Street, Taipei, Taiwan Republic of China.
  • Generals of World War II
  • 1億人の昭和史 『日本の戦史6 (日中戦争4)』 毎日新聞社, Mainichi Shimbunsha, 1979.
  • 第32師団長