World war 2 original japanese army dog tag. Authentic item from World War II - An Imperial Japanese Army dog tag belonging to Lt. This dog tag, made of brass and measuring 46mm vertically and 34mm horizontally, is a genuine piece with the unmistakable signs of use and age.
Written in Kanji, it states "Army Infantry Colonel Takagi Yoshito, " from his time as a colonel. A copy of Takagi's military record book, spanning from 1907 (Meiji 40) to 1944 (Showa 19), is included.
Promotions 1926-08-06 Lieutenant-Colonel 1931-08-01 Colonel 1936-03-07 Major-General 1939-03-09 Lieutenant-General Service 1926-08-06 - 1929-12-10 Staff Officer, General Staff 1929-12-10 - 1931-08-01 Commanding Officer 2nd Independent Defence Infantry Battalion 1931-08-01 - 1932-05-20 Commanding Officer Sabae Regimental District 1932-05-20 - 1933-03-18 Commanding Officer Fukui Regimental District 1933-03-18 - 1935-03-15 Commanding Officer 26th Infantry Regiment 1935-03-15 - 1936-03-07 Chief of Staff, 8th Division 1936-03-07 - 1938-03-01 Commanding Officer 39th Infantry Brigade 1938-03-01 - 1938-07-15 Attached to 2nd Division 1938-07-15 - 1940-10-31 General Officer Commanding 2nd Depot Division 1940-10-31 - 1940-12-28 In reserve 1940-12-28 Retired 1945-03-20 Recalled 1945-03-20 - 1945-04-01 Attached to the Army Ordnance Administrative Headquarters 1945-04-01 - 1945-09-XX General Officer Commanding Sendai Divisional District.