Japanese Military Personnel That Served in WWII

Last Name Beginning With (Y)

Updated 6/30/09

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Name                             Unit(s)                                                                          Resource #

Yabuchi, Saburo                      11th Sentai                                                                                          416

Yahara, Hiromichi                    32nd Army                                                                                          280; 302; 374

Yamada, Otozo                        Kwantung Army                                                                                 157

Yamada, Sadayoshi                  Japanese Navy                                                                                   754

Yamagami, Masayuki                Japanese Navy Pilot                                                                           754

Yamaguchi, Eishi                      6th Company, 2nd Regiment, 14th Division                                          211

Yamaguchi, Tamon                   Admiral, Japanese Navy                                                                      565; 737

Yamamoto, Isoruku                  Commander in Chief, Japanese Navy                                                  121; 300; 447; 474; 485; 517; 519; 520; 553; 565;

                                                                                                                                                           605; 726; 737; 753; 754; 765

Yamanaka, Norio                     Major, Fifteenth Area Army                                                                599

Yamasaki, Yasuyo                    Japanese Army                                                                                    447

Yamashita, Tomoyuki               Philippine Defense Force; Fourteenth Area Army; Twenty-fifth Army   155; 164; 184; 275; 520; 528; 765; 831

Yanagimoto, Ryusaku               Japanese Navy                                                                                    737

Yano, Minoru                          Japanese Navy                                                                                     249

Yasuda, Yoshitatsu                  Japanese Navy                                                                                     249

Yasuji, Okamura                      Commander, Japanese Army, Nanking                                                 567

Yasunaga, Hiroshi                    IJN Chikuma, Float Plane Pilot                                                            553; 565

Yokoi, Shoichi                         Imperial Japanese Army                                                                       238

Yokoi, Tadao                           Japanese Navy                                                                                   160

Yokoi, Toshiyuki                      Japanese Navy                                                                                    765

Yokoyama, Shizuo                   Shimbu Group, Philippine Defense Force                                             155; 528

Yonai, Mitsumasa                    Admiral, Japanese Navy, Member of Emperor Hirohito's Cabinet         565

Yoshida, Hiroshi                      248th Sentai                                                                                        116

Yoshida, Manabu                    Japanese Navy                                                                                     565

Yoshida, Mitsuru                     IJN Yamato                                                                                         113; 553; 565

Yoshida, Zengo                       Admiral, Japanese Navy                                                                       565

Yoshikawa, Takeo                  Japanese Navy                                                                                     737

 

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