List of graduates of the Japanese Imperial Military Academies

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This is a select list of graduates from the Japanese Imperial Military Academies (1891–1934). It is not complete.

Graduates from the Imperial Japanese Army Academy (Military Academy)[edit]

1891 Class[edit]

1897 Class[edit]

1904 Class[edit]

1905 Class[edit]

1906 Class[edit]

1908 Class[edit]

1912 Class[edit]

1915 Class[edit]

1921 Class[edit]

1922 Class[edit]

1923 class[edit]

Graduates from the Japanese Army War College[edit]

The following were notable graduates of the Army War College:

1903 Class[edit]

1909 Class[edit]

1910 Class[edit]

1911 Class[edit]

1912 Class[edit]

1913 Class[edit]

1914 Class[edit]

1915 Class[edit]

1916 Class[edit]

1917 Class[edit]

1918 Class[edit]

1919 Class[edit]

1920 Class[edit]

1921 Class[edit]

1922 Class[edit]

1923 Class[edit]

  • Tadamichi Kuribayashi: November
  • Hong Sa-ik
  • Okikatsu Arao (Koko) (Chief, Shipping Section, Army General Staff; senior Staff Officer, Army Affairs Section, War Ministry; Chief, Third Section—Organization and Mobilization, Army General Staff)
  • Hiroo Sato (Chief, War Materiel Section, War Ministry; and an officer who, like Col Arao, had the confidence of War Minister Anami)[citation needed]
  • Yozo Miyama (Chief, Third Section-Organization and Mobilization, Army General Staffs post which he held before the author assumed it; and Senior Adjutant, War Ministry)[citation needed]
  • Makoto Matsutani (Chief, 20th Group-War Coordination, Army General Staff; Military Secretary to Prime Minister Suzuki)[citation needed]

1925 Class[edit]

1927 Class[edit]


1930 Class[edit]

1931 Class[edit]

1944 Class[edit]

  • Takagi Masao (3rd President of South Korea, also known as Park Chung-hee)

Graduates in Military Overseas Studies[edit]

  • Shunroku Hata: Military Student, Germany, March 1912
  • Hisaichi Terauchi: Military Student, Germany, February 1913
  • Yoshijirō Umezu: Military Student, Germany, April 1913
  • Masaharu Homma: Military Student, England, August 1918 (and served as observer with British forces in France)
  • Hitoshi Imamura: Military Student, England, April 1918; Assistant Military Attaché, England, October 1918
  • Naruhiko Higashikuni: Resident Officer, France, studying military tactics, April 1920
  • Tomoyuki Yamashita: Military Student. Germany, July 1921
  • Hideyoshi Obata: Military Student, England, April 1923; Major, March 1926
  • Minoru Sasaki: Military Student, U.S.S.R., September 1927; same for Poland and U.S.S.R., August 1928
  • Torashirō Kawabe: Resident Officer, Riga, Latvia (studying Soviet military affairs), January 1926-September 1928

Students in Army Cavalry School[edit]

Graduates from Artillery and Engineering School[edit]

Graduates from the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy[edit]

Graduates from the Naval War College[edit]