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During the Japanese occupation of large parts of Asia and the Pacific in 1941-45, Japan raised significant numbers of troops to fight alongside them, as well as militias to guard their conquests. On the blog today, Philip Jowett, author of the upcoming Men-at-Arms title 'Japan's Asian Allies 1941–45' looks at these different volunteer groups. Continue Reading

Japanese Armies 1868–1877

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In this blog post, Gabriele Esposito, author of MAA 530 'Japanese Armies 1868-1877', explains the causes behind the two conflicts analysed in his book: 'The Boshin War and Satsuma Rebellion', and which events were used as the starting point for creating the script of the movie “The Last Samurai” starring Tom Cruise. Continue Reading

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