Toru Okabe

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Major General Toru Okabe (1889–1961) was a senior officer in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.[1]

He was born in 1889. He was promoted to the Commanding Officer of the infantry group of the 51st Division in 1941. He led the Okabe Detachment along the Black Cat Track and at the battle of Wau in 1943. He was assigned as the Commanding Officer of the 32 Defense Unit in 1944, until being appointed as the Commanding Officer of the 79th Independent Mixed Brigade in 1945.

He died in 1961.

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  1. ^ Toru Okabe, www.generals.dk