55th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

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55th Division
Active 1940–1945
Country Empire of Japan
Branch War flag of the Imperial Japanese Army.svg Imperial Japanese Army
Type Infantry
Nickname(s) Strong Division

The 55th Division (第55師団 Dai-gojugo Shidan?) was an infantry division in the Imperial Japanese Army.


The 55th Division participated in the invasion of Burma during the Burma Campaign.

General Officers 55th Division


55th Division

  • 55th Infantry Brigade Group
  • 55th Cavalry Regiment
  • 55th Mountain Artillery Regiment
    • 3 battalions of 9 X 75mm Mountain guns each
  • 55th Engineer Regiment
  • 55th Transport Regiment

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