1st Guards Infantry Brigade (Imperial Japanese Army)

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1st Guards Infantry Brigade
Country Empire of Japan
AllegianceEmperor of Japan
BranchImperial Guard (Japan)

The 1st Guards Infantry Brigade was a military unit of the Imperial Guard, and later the Imperial Guards Division.[citation needed] In 1939 it was succeeded by the Guards Mixed Brigade.

Military Action[edit]

Russo-Japanese war[edit]

The 1st Guards Brigade was a part of the 1st Guards Division during the Russo-Japanese war. The brigade was commanded by Asada Nobuoki.


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  • The Russo-Japanese War: Reports from British Officers Attached to the Field. Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1908.
  • Kowner, Rotem (2006). Historical Dictionary of the Russo-Japanese War. Scarecrow Press, Inc.