History Map of WWII:
Southeast Asia 1941
Japanese Centrifugal Offensive, December 1941
Southern Army and Southern Force (Navy) Operations
After taking Bangkok, the Imperial Guards Division moved south
on the railroad into Malaya.
Its lead regiment arrived near Kuala Kangsar on December 23.
Fifteenth Army was based in Indochina.
143rd Inf Regiment from 55th Division was under Fifteenth Army
Twenty Fifth Army troops were originally stationed in Indochina,
Hainan and Canton.
December 10: Prince of Wales and Repulse sunk.
Admiral Kondo commanded all naval forces. His Second Fleet was a
The Third Fleet was basically an amphibious fleet. Southern
Operations in British Borneo subsidiary to Malayan operation and
under Southern Army.
Sixteenth Army was based originally in the Palaus and Formosa.
Courtesy of the United States
Military Academy Department of History.
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