Guards Mixed Brigade
The Guards Mixed Brigade was a military unit of the Imperial Japanese Army.
The Mixed Brigade took with it the 1st and 2nd Guards Infantry Regiments, the Guards Cavalry Regiment, and about half of the other support and service units. There it defended against the Chinese 1939-40 winter offensive and participated in the later part of the Battle of South Guangxi.
In October 1940, the Guards Mixed Brigade joined other Japanese units occupying French Indochina. In April 1941 it returned to Tokyo, but did not re-join the Imperial Guards Division.
- Victor W. Madej (1981). Japanese Armed Forces Order of Battle, 1937-1945. Allentown, PA.
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