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Appendix: A Note On The Ranks Of Army Personnel

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This appendix section of the book Private Yokoi's War and Life on Guam, 1944-1972 The Story of the Japanese Imperial Army's Longest WWII Survivor in the Field and Later Life contains a chart that shows changes in Shōïchi Yokoi's ranks over time and another chart designed to help the reader have some idea of how the Japanese ranks worked. The British and US ranks are purported to be those during the Second World War. The NATO grades are derived from the French or German counterparts of the Japanese ranks.

Keywords: Guam; NATO; Second World War; Yokoi's War



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