|Born||April 22, 1899
|Died||November 25, 1949(aged 50)|
|Allegiance||Empire of Japan|
|Service/branch||Imperial Japanese Army|
|Rank||Chief of Staff|
|Unit||First Imperial Guards Division (Eastern District Army)|
Mizutani was in his office, listening to Col. Masataka Ida's explanation of a plot to prevent Japan's surrender, when Gen. Mori was killed by the lead conspirator, Maj. Kenji Hatanaka. He then went with Ida to the headquarters of the Eastern District Army to report the murder.
- Brooks, Lester. Behind Japan's Surrender: The Secret Struggle That Ended an Empire. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1968.
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