Japanese military attachés in foreign service

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List of Japanese military attachés in foreign service

Austria[edit]

Sweden[edit]

Belgium[edit]

  • Yuitsu Tsuchiachi:- Military Attaché, France—and, concurrently, Belgium, August 1937

Denmark[edit]

England[edit]

  • Masaharu Homma:- Resident Officer, also military student, England, August 1918 (and served as observer with British forces in France)
  • Hitoshi Imamura:- Assistant Military Attaché, England, October 1918
  • Ando Rikichi:- Resident Officer, England, January 1919
  • Shizuichi Tanaka:- Resident officer, England, March 1919
  • Seiichi Kita:- Resident Officer, England, September 1927
  • Torashirō Kawabe:- Member, Japanese Delegation, London Conference, 1929-May 1930
  • Shigenori Kuroda:- Resident Officer, England, January 1922

France[edit]

Germany[edit]

Italy[edit]

  • Shigetarō Shimada:- Assistant Naval Attaché Italy, August 1936; Naval Attaché, same country, December 1917

Switzerland[edit]

  • Masakazu Kawabe:- Resident Officer, Switzerland, April 1918,
  • Hideki Tōjō:- official duty, Switzerland, August 1919,
  • Yoshijirō Umezu:- Military Attaché, Switzerland, November 1919
  • Kioji Tominaga:- Member, Japanese Delegation to General Disarmament Conference, Geneva, December 1931
  • Kanji Ishiwara:- Member, Japanese Delegation to Geneva Conference, October 1932
  • Keisuke Fujie:- member of Japanese Delegation, General Disarmament Conference, Geneva, August 1931

Hungary[edit]

  • Tomoyuki Yamashita:- Military Attaché (LtCol), Austria—and Hungary, concurrently February 1927

Poland[edit]

Soviet Union[edit]

  • Sadao Araki:- Language Officer, Russia, November 1909; Military Attaché, Russia, May 1913
  • Mitsumasa Yonai:- Resident Naval Officer, Russia, 1915
  • Kioji Tominaga:- Assistant Military Attaché, USSR, December 1928
  • Torashirō Kawabe:- Resident Officer,Riga,Latvia(studying Soviet military affairs), January 1926, Military Attaché, U.S.S.R., February 1932 April 1934
  • Saburo Hayashi:- Served in Soviet Union during 1938 as a language officer,later in 1939 was Assistant Military Attaché in Moscow.
  • Michitake Yamaoka:- Military Attaché to the Soviet Union (1940–1943)

Canada[edit]

United States[edit]

Manchukuo[edit]

Mexico[edit]

Turkey[edit]

India[edit]

China[edit]

Philippines[edit]

Singapore[edit]

Military attaches in Diplomatic missions[edit]

Concurrent Mission to Europe[edit]

Assistant to Peace Conference February 1919[edit]

  • Jo Iimura:- member, Plenipotentiary's Suite, Peace Conference, February 1919
  • Shunroku Hata: member, Plenipotentiary's Suite, Peace Conference, February 1919

Assistant to Mission to League of Nations,1920-23[edit]

  • Heisuke Yanagawa:-Member of the Japanese Military Mission to League of Nations during 1920-23 period

Assistant to London Conference 1929-May 30[edit]

  • Heitarō Kimura: Member, Japanese Delegation, London Conference, 1929-May 1930

Assistant to General Disarmament Conference,Geneva 1931-32[edit]

  • Keisuke Fujie: member of Japanese Delegation, General Disarmament Conference, Geneva, August 1931
  • Kioji Tominaga: Member, Japanese Delegation to General Disarmament Conference, Geneva, December 1931
  • Kanji Ishiwara: Member, Japanese Delegation to Geneva Conference, October 1932

Assistant to Ho-Umezu Agreement June 1935[edit]

  • Yoshihiro Umezu: Commanding General, China Garrison Army, March 1934 (Ho-Umezu Agreement, June 1935);

Member in Yamashita s Mission to Europe(Germany and Italy),December 1940-July 1941[edit]

  • Kitsuju Ayabe: Member, Military Observer Lt Gen Yamashita's diplomatic mission to Germany and Italy in December 1940 - July 1941

Special Military Attaché in Germany[edit]

Army attaché in Matsuoka's mission to Europe and Russia[edit]

Army diplomatic support to Washington diplomatic mission[edit]

  • Hideo Iwakuro: Army Foreign Affairs officer, provided diplomatic support to the Washington mission

Special aide to Nomura Mission to Washington[edit]