66th Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)

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66th Infantry Regiment
Active World War II
Country Japan
Branch Infantry
Part of Japanese Eighteenth Army
51st Division
Engagements Second Sino-Japanese War
World War II

The 66th Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the Imperial Japanese Army. The regiment was attached to the 127th Infantry Brigade of the 114th Division and participated during the Second Sino-Japanese War. It was later reassigned to the 51st Division[1] and during the later stages of World War II, the regiment was in New Guinea, as part of the Japanese Eighteenth Army.


  • 1st Battalion
  • 2nd Battalion
  • 3rd Battalion


  1. ^ "51 Division (Japan)". Axis History Factbook. Retrieved 21 November 2011.