Elements of this type of division were known to exist during the early stages of the war, and the division may have been a fore-runner of the strengthened type described above. (3) Strength analysis. Units were as follows: (2) The battalion. 3. (1) General. 11. During the war another 117 were raised for foreign service and 56 were raised for national defense. b. Parachute force. The strength is about 115 officers and enlisted men. (a) Platoon commander. (1) General. (5) The adjutant is a lieutenant colonel who is assisted by a captain and a lieutenant. (4) Regimental equipment. q. Battalion machine-gun company (8-gun company). Field Motor transport depots (Yasen Jidoshasho). Buy Japanese World War II Militaria and get the best deals at the lowest prices on eBay! If you are interested in reenacting the Japanese Army's military. (a) Company commander. The Japanese Army essentially employed three categories of tank during the Second World War. There are about 80 trucks included in the train. These are larger hospitals of varying size generally situated well behind forward base areas. Two field artillery gun sections and two machine cannon sections frequently are assigned as the complement of small army transports. a. (c) Company Headquarters (command section). (2) Independent mixed regiments. General. In addition to divisional medical service, the following units are known to exist: Casualty clearing stations. A few independent field artillery regiments and battalions have been identified. They store and supply rations, clothing, and other supplies. (c) Size of the regimental train will vary. The total strength is 950 officers and enlisted men. General. The services represented are as follows: (1) Intendance. Some motor battalions may include a road maintenance company of 125, and an armored car transport company of 50 men. The material section carries tools and other equipment, with pack and draft sections; its strength is about 25 men. including pay noncommissioned officer. Kitchen equipment normally is carried in the division train, but it may be attached to regiments. The fixed radio unit has a strength of about 25 officers and enlisted men and operates a long distance radio station. The same officer ranks were used for both the Imperial Japanese Army and Imperial Japanese Navy, the only distinction being the … This is a lighter type of division composed of two brigades, each of four independent infantry battalions supported by small units of auxiliary troops (mainly "C" type units). (1) General. Captain or First Lieutenant. (5) The regimental material platoon comprises a headquarters and 2 sections, with a total of 50 to 100 men. The company consists of a company commander, usually a captain, a company headquarters, 3 rifle platoons, a heavy weapons platoon, and an ammunition platoon. Ordnance personnel are responsible for providing arms, ammunition, engineer stores, and supplies not furnished by the intendance service. Observation section. Japanese heavy artillery units fall into two categories, mobile and fixed. (3) Evidence is available that a division transport regiment also could be composed of a headquarters, 8 draft companies, and a veterinary detachment. the organization of the 8-gun unit is shown below. p. Battalion machine-gun company (12-gun company). DIVISION SIGNAL UNIT. The existence of these units is known, but details of their organization are lacking. General. The medical service is a separate service functioning under the medical bureau of the War Ministry. Total strength is 262. The approximate total of signal equipment in the unit is 32 telephones. Military band. These independent companies are divided into two categories by the Japanese, one type being listed as Sokosha (armored vehicle) companies and the second as Keisokosha (light armored vehicle) companies. a. They are commanded by general officers. guns, and an ammunition platoon. (10) Should the artillery regiment be fully motorized the following estimates are likely: c. Mountain artillery (pack). This battalion consists of a headquarters, 3 firing companies and a battalion train. General. The infantry rifle companies are found without the heavy weapons platoons of the strengthened type division, decreasing the rifle company strength from 262 to 205. Those who were part of the Ke… 13. General. The regiments may be composed of a headquarters and 2 or more battalions. Attacking pillboxes and special firing positions. (3) Each wire (line or L/T) platoon is divided into four sections. In addition there is an antiaircraft section, or headquarters guard, and a color guard. See more ideas about Ww2, World war two, Japanese. THE INFANTRY GROUP. In operations the strength has fallen as low as 500. c. Medium artillery. The ordnance, signal, veterinary, and guard detachments, together with the drivers of vehicles used to transport the division staff and part of its equipment, make up the rest of the headquarters. Picked personnel from all Japanese units are trained in decontamination and antigas work. A first or second lieutenant is in command. e. Detachments. Armed Forces, Armies, Axis, Divisions, WW2 / January 4, 2021 January 5, 2021. Following the charts and tables are presented detailed analyses of organization and strength. First Lieutenant. (a) Officer personnel. The green wool cap has a cloth Imperial army star sewn to its from along with its leather chinstrap. INFANTRY DIVISION. 6. (1) General. Organization. Division signal and medical units, although included in the divisions, are not shown on the chart. The cap is complete with its leather sweatband and has had its liner removed. machine cannons). The eight machine-gun company consists of a headquarters, a firing unit of 4 platoons (each having 2 heavy machine guns), and an ammunition platoon. 3a (1). ) The medical unit consists of a headquarters and train and 3 collecting companies of 3 stretcher platoons and 1 ambulance platoon each. In addition there is a battalion train. Regimental antitank gun company. They are employed in rear areas. Frequently all trains of all regimental units are grouped in one body. Noncommissioned officer and 59 men. 10 Answers. Strength and organization of the Imperial Army and Air Force 1939 and 1940, before the Japanese entry in the Second World War. During the course of its existence the IJA organized three Guards Divisions and over 220 infantry divisions of various types (A/Reinforced, B/Standard, C/Counter-insurgency). Branch offices, termed shipping groups, are situated at the principal base ports in theaters of operations. (2) The area from which an identified regiment is conscripted is the regimental conscription district. e. The medium artillery battalion. c. Equipment. (9) Regimental equipment. Its total strength is 55 officers and enlisted men. 3 light machine gun sections (noncommissioned officer and 10 men). Japanese military terminology does not include the term army corps (see par. It is equipped with two 70-mm battalion guns. Veterinary. Independent antitank battalion. d. Independent tank companies. It consists of a headquarters, a regimental train, 2 battalions (each with three companies), and a battalion train. Independent infantry mortar units. Strength and weapons of standard division. The engineer regiment of a division is normally composed of a headquarters, three companies, and a regimental material platoon. Organized in July 1938 to conduct the Wuhan campaign. It is reported to have a total of about 20 medium and 65 light tanks, 25 armored cars, and a personnel strength of about 970 men. In an "A" type infantry regiment, the regimental infantry gun unit could be either one company of four guns or two companies of four guns under a small battalion headquarters. They also fuel vessels, store cargoes and, in conjunction with the Navy, plan and route sea transport in a given area. The infantry group is commanded by a major general and consists of a headquarters, an infantry group signal unit (only in the strengthened division) , and three infantry regiments. Intendance service is responsible for clothing, rations, forage, contracts, pay, and the upkeep of army buildings. He acts as the link between the division commander and the unit commanders, heads of departments, and the civil authorities. *Each nation is assessed on individual and collective values processed through an in-house formula to generate a 'PwrIndx' score. 22. Functions. Usually commanded by majors, they are believed to be equipped with about 150 one and one-half ton trucks. On 7 December the IJA had two divisions serving in Japan/Korea and 50 serving abroad, most in China. Railway regiments. The headquarters consists of about 120 officers and enlisted men, and includes a transport section, a repair section, and an air-ground radio section. (e) Intendance section. The Japanese division medical service is an extensive one and includes a medical unit, 3 to 5 field hospitals, and a water purification unit. Intelligence of a more general nature flows to the High Command through a complex organization, at the top of which is the Intelligence Department of the Imperial General Headquarters. In the strengthened type division the antitank company is not a regimental unit, but there are 3 antitank companies, one in each infantry battalion, and each company usually is equipped with 4 antitank guns. The headquarters, composed of 70 to 100 officers and men, is divided into an administrative staff, a headquarters guard (equipped with automatic weapons) , and a small field (baggage) section. DIVISION TANK UNIT. 23. (c) 3 Rifle platoons (each 62). 30 miles of insulated wire. It might also have an attached medium artillery battalion with three companies each of 4 x Type 96 15 cm Howitzer or long-range Type 89 15 cm Cannon, and an attached tank regiment (battalion). MEDICAL. WW2 P08 Holster Black color w/Take Down Tool and Hand Grips (Reproduction) e370. From 1943, the lack of available replacements for the Wehrmacht began to become apparent, reducing the division’s TOE strength and introducing a new organization. The third platoon has decontamination cars for handling contaminated clothing and equipment, while the three-section wagon train carries the necessary equipment and reserve clothing. b. (c) No. These are usually under command of a colonel or lieutenant colon el, except in the larger theaters of operations (Asiatic Mainland) where a major general commands. The unit probably also operates direction-finder apparatus. The infantry regimental headquarters normally is composed of about 55 officers and enlisted men. 12. The total strength is about 180 officers and enlisted men, with four 75-mm field guns. A few units known as independent mixed regiments exist. They are believed to be administrative units responsible for storage, maintenance, and control of motor transport in a given operational area. (2) The strengthened division. The Japanese Army raid-training department has experimented with airborne units, and it is probable that in addition to known parachute units some airborne troops are available for service. (3) Regimental headquarters consists of a colonel or lieutenant colonel in command and 4 to 6 other officers; it has a total of approximately 100 officers and enlisted men. The company consists of a headquarters, 4 platoons, and a material section; its total strength is about 240 men with 20 horses. 186 officers and men. The total strength of these brigades has been variously reported at between 6,000 to 10,000 men. (1) General. Military intelligence is a function of the 2nd Bureau, Army General Staff, headed by a major general. These, like shipping groups, are situated at the principal base ports, where they are responsible for the shipping installations at these bases. a. (a) Field (baggage) section. (3) G-2 is a major who deals primarily with intelligence, maps, censorship, and mobilization. The nondivisional cavalry regiment is believed to consist of a headquarters with a signal section, ammunition train and transport, four rifle and saber companies, and a machine-gun company. The first two platoons, which are apparently similar in organization, have a number of armored transport vehicles and trailers for decontaminated roads and other areas. a. Imperial Japanese Army in WWII, Pusakanagara, Jawa Barat, Indonesia. A So-Gun, meaning "General Army", was the term used in the IJA for an army group. Respectively, these companies are probably a stevedore company of approximately 350 officers and enlisted men, a barge and lighter operations company of the same strength, and a general construction engineer company probably also of the same strength. (3) Equipment. Both sides of the cap have 3 ventilation holes and the rear has its is original cord tie. The Japanese were so desperately … 1.3K likes. (e) Code and intelligence section. Nineteen men. (1) Variations in the strengths of this unit as shown in the different divisions may be explained by the varying number of radio sections. There are about 80 trucks included in the trains. t. Battalion gun company (without anti-tank rifles). Medical. It is composed of a headquarters, a variable number of infantry divisions, and army troops. 18 men. There are in the company 150 rifles, 9 light machine guns, 12 grenade dischargers, 2 heavy machine guns, two 20-mm antitank rifles. (1) The regiment. (2) Organization. These units are often attached to divisions in the field. Strength of the battalion train may vary. The 3 companies of the regiment do not specialize in one particular aspect of engineering, but are designed for sub-allotment, one to each infantry regiment, to fulfill their ordinary engineer requirement. Shipping engineer regiments. This division is composed of "A" type units (augmented personnel and firepower) and may include an artillery group, consisting of a group headquarters, a field or mountain artillery regiment, and other artillery units; an organic tank unit; and a chemical or decontamination unit for gas control. These units consist of personnel and equipment for bridge building and river crossings. They are believed to have 10 to 17 tankettes and trailers. The bakufu army, although large force, was only one among others, and bakufu efforts to control the nation depended upon the cooperation of its vassals' armies. Similar to German Kampfgruppen, these detachments were usually a force of infantry, artillery, armor, and other support units which were temporarily assigned for independent action and had a special mission. A Homen Gun ("Area Army" or "Theatre Army") was equivalent to the field armies of other nations and a Gun ("Army") was equivalent to a corps in other armies. a. 205 officers and men. (d) Firing unit (two gun platoons, each fifty-five). 2. back to PART I about the Wehrmacht Organization of the Wehrmacht In March 1939 the operational control of the Armed Forces was unified under the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) whose chief was Generaloberst (Colonel- General) Keitel. (3) Strength analysis. These were the areas of active operations against the Kuomintang. The commanding officer is a captain. The transport regiment has two battalions which may be draft, pack, or motorized. It is estimated that there are 450 rifles (138 per battalion and 34 per company) and approximately 2,000 horses to the regiment. Field artillery regiment (horse-drawn). The battalion is composed of a headquarters an 3 companies with a small nonflying supply section. 8. GENERAL. Unlike the Atlantikwall video this video is about the small scale units, hence you will see an individual bunker and also layouts for company and platoon defenses. Each infantry division normally contains either one cavalry or one reconnaissance regiment or unit. These are administrative units commanded by a general officer. (3) Strength analysis of "A" type gun company. The total strength is about 730 officers and enlisted men. Independent transport companies (horse). 7 heavy machine guns. It is noteworthy that the Japanese recently have been stressing the amount of military information that can be gathered from prisoners of war and from captured documents. Companies are of 3 platoons, each of 2 rifle sections and 1 heavy-weapons section. They are commanded by a colonel or lieutenant colonel. 5 talking about this. (2) Artillery group headquarters. c. Cavalry regiment (modified organization). The Chief of Staff supervises and coordinates the work of the General and Administrative Staffs. While a regimental labor company, with a strength as high as 250, may be found in any division, this does not necessarily involve any increase in the strength of the regiments. d. Infantry group tankette company. The division cavalry regiment consists of a headquarters and train, 3 rifle and saber companies, and a machine gun company. field guns each), and machine cannon companies (six 20-mm. As a horse-drawn unit, the armament would be similar, but the exact strength figure is unknown. It carries the regimental baggage as well as one day's rations for regimental units not included in battalions. or 47-mm. Warrant officer in charge and 18 men. (3) Strength analysis. When the location of the depot differs from the headquarters of the divisional district, the depot location is also shown in parentheses. It is divided into 3 platoons and is employed chiefly in maintaining communications within an air brigade. Debarkation units. Independent transport regiments (Horse). AT guns, 15 vehicles. (a) General. Although complete signal regiments as outlined above are likely to be found operating with the larger headquarters, it will be more usual to find their individual components operating as independent units on the line of communication or with smaller organizations in the field to supplement their signal networks. Follow. From experience gained in the Russo-Japanese War, however, and profiting by the lessons of World War I, Japan adopted a unique system of organization, tactics, and training suitable to the requirements for operations in East Asia. a. (1) General. These units have been reported to have a headquarters, 3 or 4 companies, a regimental ammunition train, and a total strength of 800 to 850 men equipped with 85 to 95 light and medium tanks. n. Infantry rifle company ("A" type without heavy weapons platoon). The following tables present the rank insignia of the Imperial Japanese Army before and during World War II. c. Infantry regimental headquarters. If motor transport is used it will normally be reduced. 7-inch to 12-inch caliber. The purpose of this handbook, which constitutes a revision of TM 30-480, 21 September 1942, is to give in a single publication the broad outlines as well as pertinent details of the organization, equipment, and training of the Japanese Army. The companies are of 3 platoon each and include 10 light tanks and a company ammunition train. For example, a basically standard, or "B" type, division often may have "A" type artillery. Noncommissioned officer in charge of arms and equipment. (3) Equipment. The judicial (legal) service of the Japanese Army formerly was entirely in the hands of civilians attached to various units. It is composed of a headquarters and 3 battalions and its strength is about 3,200. They are equipped with the necessary landing craft and equipment for amphibious operations and movement of supplies and men. howitzers and number approximately 1,500 officers and enlisted men. (4) The battalion. (b) Company headquarters (command section). The chinstrap is secured with metal buttons. This type of division so far has not been encountered in its entirety in the field. (1) General. DIVISION CAVALRY. The wire companies' approximate strengths are 260 men draft, 320 pack, and 300 motor. The former, commanded by infantry officers, are mobile units; the latter, commanded by artillery officers, are probably siege, or heavy, semifixed, defense units. There is a total of thirty-six 75-mm field guns. ), CHEMICAL WARFARE. (1) General. A reason for this extensive organization is probably the Japanese principle of keeping their casualties as far forward as possible in -order to facilitate their quick return to fighting units. This service furnishes the personnel for the Japanese army bands. d. Independent infantry brigades. Strength is estimated at 1,000 officers and enlisted men. The strength of this 4-gun company is approximately 100 officers and enlisted men. The total strength is about 450 men, 12 searchlights, 12 sound locators, 50 motor vehicles. The normal organization of fortresses is believed to be--, Armament includes coastal guns ranging from 4. Later four tank and one parachute division were formed. (1) The artillery element in strengthened divisions consists of an artillery group, composed of the artillery group headquarters, a regiment of field artillery containing 75-mm and 105-mm weapons, and a medium artillery battalion of 150-mm howitzers. (2) Strength analysis. b. it included the following units: 5. It may be motorized, pack, or draft. (1) As a pack unit, the company has 250 men, eight 37-mm. (4) Companies are commanded by captains or first lieutenants and are composed of company headquarters, 4 platoons, and a material section. Strength for the company is approximately 140 with an armament of six 75-mm. At the time of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and her subsequent entry into the war against the Allies, the Japanese infantryman was equipped with a kit which had benefited from prolonged field experience in Manchuria and China. The following tables present the rank insignia of the Japanese military before and during World War II. (4) The regimental train is commanded by a captain or a lieutenant and is divided into the 3 ammunition platoons and a field (baggage) platoon. (5) A common variant is for this unit to be merged with the regimental infantry gun unit, the armament of which then consists of 2 regimental guns and 2 antitank guns. A colonel and two or three other medical officers. Time to take a look at some Japanese field fortifications and defense measures. (It is believed that some units may be equipped with larger caliber antiaircraft guns.). The 1st Amphibious Brigade had supporting artillery tank, engineer, machine cannon, and signal units directly under brigade headquarters, bringing total personnel strength to about 4,000. The independent company is 6- or 8-gun unit, and, as in the case of the battalion, it may be motorized, horse-drawn, or pack. it is possible that both types are equipped with armored cars, but it is believed that tankettes have been substituted for those vehicles. At the outbreak of the Second World War, the basic structure of the Imperial Japanese Army was as follows: All questions are referred to the Chief of Staff before submission to the division commander either by heads of departments or by the group or regimental commanders. (4) Equipment. However, in 1947 the Public Security Force formed; later in 1954, with the early stages of the Cold War, the Public Security Force formed the basis of the newly created Ground Self Defense Force. (2) The company headquarters consists of a command section composed of the captain in command and about 20 noncommissioned officers and enlisted men. The company consists of a company commander, usually a captain, a company headquarters, and three rifle platoons. Twenty-nine men. AREA ARMIES. (1) General. Deployment, divisions, equipment and aircraft. The regiment is believed to consist of two battalions, a company of light antiaircraft and a searchlight battalion. 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