144th Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)
The 144th Infantry Regiment was an infantry regiment in the Imperial Japanese Army. The regiment was attached to the 55th Division. The regiment participated in the Second Sino-Japanese War and World War II, fighting in the Pacific during a number of battles including those at Guam, Rabaul, and Salamaua. It also participated in the invasion of Buna-Gona, the Kokoda Track campaign and the battle of Buna–Gona.
|144th Infantry Regiment|
|Active||1937 - 1945|
|Country||Empire of Japan|
|Branch||Imperial Japanese Army|
|Engagements||World War II|
After being withdrawn to Rabaul, the regiment was transported to Burma to rejoin the 55th Division.
- 1st Battalion
- 2nd Battalion
- 3rd Battalion
- Brooks, Brenton (December 2013). "The Carnival of Blood in Australian Mandated Territory". Sabretache. Military Historical Society of Australia. LIV (4): 20–31. ISSN 0048-8933.
- Rottman, Gordon L. (2004). Guam 1941 & 1944: Loss and Reconquest. Osprey Campaign series #139. Osprey Publishing. ISBN 1-84176-811-1.
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