PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Aruga, Kosaku
Date of birth: August 21st, 1897 (Asahi, Kamiina, Nagano, Japan)
Date of death:  April 7th, 1945 (Southwestern Kyushu Sea)
Buried on:  Yasukuni War Shrine
Nationality:  Japanese
BIOGRAPHY: 
Rear admiral Kosaku Aruga was the captain of the "Yamato" battleship when this ship was sunk on 4 April 1945. Aruga was posthumously promoted to vice admiral.
     
BADGE FOR GRADUATES OF NAVAL STAFF COLLEGE
 
     
COMMANDER'S BADGE
 
     
1937 CHINA INCIDENT MEDAL
 
     
GREAT EAST ASIA WAR MEDAL
 
     
ZUIHO SHO
 
 
 
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