Aketo Nakamura

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Aketo Nakamura (中村 明人, Nakamura Aketo, 11 April 1889 – 12 September 1966) was a Japanese lieutenant general during World War II.[1]

Japanese invasion of French Indochina[edit]

Nakamura participated in the Japanese invasion of French Indochina in 1940 at the head of the 5th Division.[2]

Later years[edit]

On January 4, 1943, he received the post of General Officer in Thailand, first called the Siam Garrison Command, then the Japanese Thirty-ninth Army, and finally on July 7, 1945 the 18th Area Army. At the end of the war, he surrendered his troops to the allies and took his retirement in 1946.[3]


  1. ^ "Nakamura Aketo". Nihon jinmei daijiten+Plus. Kōdansha. Retrieved 14 February 2014.
  2. ^ Rana Mitter. China's War with Japan, 1937-1945: The Struggle for Survival. Penguin. p. 31.
  3. ^ Biography of Lieutenant-General Akito Nakamura - (中村明人) - (Nakamura Akihito) (1889 – 1966), Japan

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