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Fifth Army (Japan)

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The was an army of the Imperial Japanese Army based in Manchukuo from the Russo-Japanese War until the end of World War II. [1]

36 relations: Andong Province, Battle of Mukden, Battles of Khalkhin Gol, Corps, Division (military), Empire of Japan, Garrison, Imperial Japanese Army, Imperial Japanese Army General Staff Office, Infantry, Japanese First Area Army, Jixi, Jo Iimura, Kawamura Kageaki, Kenji Doihara, Kwantung Army, Manchukuo, Masazumi Inada, Motoo Furushō, Red Army, Russo-Japanese War, Shimizu Tsunenori, Shiro Makino, Southeast Asia, Soviet invasion of Manchuria, Soviet Union, Surrender of Japan, Treaty of Portsmouth, Uchiyama Kojirō, World War II, Yalu River, 11th Division (Imperial Japanese Army), 124th Division (Imperial Japanese Army), 126th Division (Imperial Japanese Army), 135th Division (Imperial Japanese Army), 24th Division (Imperial Japanese Army).

Andong Province

Andong / Antung (Wade-Giles), or Liaodong was a former province in Northeast China, located in what is now part of Liaoning and Jilin provinces.

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Battle of Mukden

The, one of the largest land battles to be fought before World War I and the last and the most decisive major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, was fought from 20 February to 10 March 1905 between Japan and Russia near Mukden in Manchuria.

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Battles of Khalkhin Gol

The Battles of Khalkhyn Gol were the decisive engagements of the undeclared Soviet–Japanese border conflicts fought among the Soviet Union, Mongolia, Japan and Manchukuo in 1939.

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Corps

Corps (plural corps; via French, from the Latin corpus "body") is a term used for several different kinds of organisation.

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Division (military)

A division is a large military unit or formation, usually consisting of between 10,000 and 20,000 soldiers.

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Empire of Japan

The was the historical nation-state and great power that existed from the Meiji Restoration in 1868 to the enactment of the 1947 constitution of modern Japan.

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Garrison

Garrison (various spellings) (from the French garnison, itself from the verb garnir, "to equip") is the collective term for a body of troops stationed in a particular location, originally to guard it, but now often simply using it as a home base.

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Imperial Japanese Army

The Imperial Japanese Army (IJA; Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun; "Army of the Greater Japanese Empire") was the official ground-based armed force of the Empire of Japan from 1868 to 1945.

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Imperial Japanese Army General Staff Office

The, also called the Army General Staff, was one of the two principal agencies charged with overseeing the Imperial Japanese Army.

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Infantry

Infantry is the branch of an army that engages in military combat on foot, distinguished from cavalry, artillery, and tank forces.

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Japanese First Area Army

The was a field army of the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II, based in northern Manchukuo and active in combat against the Soviet Union in the closing stages of the war.

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Jixi

Jixi is a city in southeastern Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China.

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Jo Iimura

was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army in the Pacific War.

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Kawamura Kageaki

Viscount was a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army.

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Kenji Doihara

was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II.

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Kwantung Army

The Kwantung Army was an army group of the Imperial Japanese Army in the first half of the 20th century.

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Manchukuo

Manchukuo was a puppet state of the Empire of Japan in Northeast China and Inner Mongolia from 1932 until 1945.

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Masazumi Inada

was a lieutenant general in the Japanese Imperial Army during World War II.

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Motoo Furushō

was a lieutenant general of the Imperial Japanese Army and commander of the Japanese Twenty-First Army in 1938 during the Canton Operation.

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Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Russo-Japanese War

The Russo–Japanese War (Russko-yaponskaya voina; Nichirosensō; 1904–05) was fought between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

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Shimizu Tsunenori

was a senior officer in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II.

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Shiro Makino

was a Japanese general, who commanded the 16th Division in the Battle of Leyte.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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Soviet invasion of Manchuria

The Soviet invasion of Manchuria, formally known as the Manchurian Strategic Offensive Operation (Манчжурская стратегическая наступательная операция, lit. Manchzhurskaya Strategicheskaya Nastupatelnaya Operatsiya) or simply the Manchurian Operation (Маньчжурская операция), began on 9 August 1945 with the Soviet invasion of the Japanese puppet state of Manchukuo.

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Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

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Surrender of Japan

The surrender of Imperial Japan was announced on August 15 and formally signed on September 2, 1945, bringing the hostilities of World War II to a close.

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Treaty of Portsmouth

The Treaty of Portsmouth formally ended the 1904–05 Russo-Japanese War.

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Uchiyama Kojirō

Baron was a general in the early Imperial Japanese Army.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yalu River

The Yalu River, also called the Amrok River or Amnok River, is a river on the border between North Korea and China.

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11th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The was an infantry division in the Imperial Japanese Army.

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124th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The was an infantry division of the Imperial Japanese Army.

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126th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The was an infantry division of the Imperial Japanese Army.

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135th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The was an infantry division of the Imperial Japanese Army.

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24th Division (Imperial Japanese Army)

The was an infantry division in the Imperial Japanese Army.

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Redirects here:

5th Army (Japan), Japanese Fifth Army.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fifth_Army_(Japan)

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