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Originally appearing in Volume V19, Page 842 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MARQUESS MICHITSURA NOZU (184o-19o8), Japanese field-marshal, was born in Satsuma. He fought against the Satsuma rebels in 1877, became a general in 1894 and led the Hiroshima division at the battle of Pingyang (1894). He succeeded Yamagata in the command-in-chief of the Manchurian army, and fought in that capacity throughout the China-Japan War, being raised to the rank of viscount (1895). He commanded the fourth army in the Russo-Japanese War, and received a marquessate at its close. He died in 1908.
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