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Kamikaze, 1943–5

Peter Hill

in Making Sense of Suicide Missions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780199276998
eISBN:
9780191707735
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199276998.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the ‘Kamikaze’, which refers to all premeditated suicide missions (SMs) conducted by the Japanese military from October 1944 to August 1945. During this period, over 3,000 ... More


Race for Empire: Koreans as Japanese and Japanese as Americans during World War II

T. Fujitani

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262232
eISBN:
9780520927636
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262232.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book offers a reinterpretation of nationalism, racism, and wartime mobilization during the Asia-Pacific war. In parallel case studies—of Japanese Americans mobilized to serve in the United ... More


Politics

Geoffrey Charles Emerson

in Hong Kong Internment, 1942-1945: Life in the Japanese Civilian Camp at Stanley

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098800
eISBN:
9789882206977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098800.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the administration and control of Stanley Camp. It notes that from the beginning of internment the Camp was under the control of the Japanese Foreign Affairs Department, a ... More


The Demilitarization of Japan, August 1945 to December 1947

Hiroshi Masuda

in MacArthur in Asia: The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449390
eISBN:
9780801466199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449390.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

On August 30, 1945, MacArthur landed safely in Japan and from Atsugi Airfield headed for his accommodation at the Hotel New Grand in Yokohama. The U.S. Army had requisitioned the Yokohama Customs ... More


Introduction

Sabine Frühstück

in Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This introductory chapter begins with a brief background on the current study, detailing the processes the author of this book underwent as part of the overall research effort on Japan's Self-Defense ... More


Managing Korean War Brides

Susie Woo

in Framed by War: Korean Children and Women at the Crossroads of US Empire

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479889914
eISBN:
9781479845712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479889914.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between Americans and Korean women, both real and imagined. It begins in 1945 in South Korea with US militarized prostitution and its effects on Korean women. ... More


Gold-Eating Monsters: Military Independence and the Prerogative of Supreme Command

Danny Orbach

in Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705281
eISBN:
9781501708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705281.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the supreme prerogative system (tōsui-ken) and how it secured the independence of the Japanese armed forces from any civilian institution apart from the imperial throne. In ... More


The Second Bataan Operation and the Death March, Early February to Early May 1942

Hiroshi Masuda

in MacArthur in Asia: The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449390
eISBN:
9780801466199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449390.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter details events that occurred from February to May 1942. The first Bataan offensive, which started on January 9, 1942, inflicted heavy casualties on the Japanese 65th Brigade and on ... More


On Base

Sabine Frühstück

in Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter provides a microanalysis of the rhythms of everyday life on a Ground Self-Defense Force (GSDF) base. Specifically, it takes a close look at the internal mechanisms of a GSDF base through ... More


Epilogue

Sabine Frühstück

in Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This epilogue addresses some of the larger questions behind the book's sociocultural and historical analysis—questions about new forms of militarization, the shape of the military of the future, and ... More


Conclusion

Ben-Ami Shillony

in Politics and Culture in Wartime Japan

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202608
eISBN:
9780191675447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202608.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter presents a summary of the preceding discussions and some concluding thoughts from the author. Japanese and Western historians have described the war years as a period of unmitigated ... More


From the Approach of War to the Evacuation from Manila, October to December 1941

Hiroshi Masuda

in MacArthur in Asia: The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449390
eISBN:
9780801466199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449390.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses events that occurred between October and December 1941, which culminated on December 7 when Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and prompted the outbreak of war between the United ... More


Modern Buddhism for the Protection of the Realm

Christopher Ives

in Imperial-Way Zen: Ichikawa Hakugen's Critique and Lingering Questions for Buddhist Ethics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833312
eISBN:
9780824870126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833312.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter looks at Brian Victoria's argument that Imperial-Way Zen was caused by the Zen connection to the samurai, swordsmanship, and the warrior ethos (bushido). It argues that Imperial-Way Zen ... More


The Prisoner of War Camp Trials

Yuma Totani

in Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199643288
eISBN:
9780191749070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643288.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines British courts' findings on the responsibility of Japanese military and civilian authorities for the mistreatment of POWs. The analysis focuses on five trials: the trial of ... More


Trials for Forced Prostitution

Fred L. Borch

in Military Trials of War Criminals in the Netherlands East Indies 1946-1949

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780198777168
eISBN:
9780191822964
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198777168.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

For the first time in legal history, the Dutch prosecuted forced prostitution (also called “enforced prostitution”) as a war crime. They were the only Allied Power to prosecute the offense at a ... More


Tonghak and the Ilchinhoe, 1904–1906

Carl F. Young

in Eastern Learning and the Heavenly Way: The Tonghak and Chondogyo Movements and the Twilight of Korean Independence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838881
eISBN:
9780824868451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838881.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter reviews the events leading up to the formation of the Ilchinhoe and attempts to analyze what may have motivated the people and organizations involved in these events. At around the same ... More


The Fall of Manila and the First Offensive and Defensive Battles, Early January to Early February 1942

Hiroshi Masuda

in MacArthur in Asia: The General and His Staff in the Philippines, Japan, and Korea

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449390
eISBN:
9780801466199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449390.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter first describes the MacArthur group's fortress in Corregidor Island. On December 24, 1941, the group spent Christmas Eve in the Malinta Tunnel, which was to house MacArthur's General ... More


Feminist Militarists

Sabine Frühstück

in Uneasy Warriors: Gender, Memory, and Popular Culture in the Japanese Army

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520247949
eISBN:
9780520939646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520247949.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Gender and Sexuality

This chapter argues that in contrast to male service members, female service members' militarized femininity is less molded by historical female warrior figures, who largely have been forgotten, than ... More


Samurai to Soldier: Remaking Military Service in Nineteenth-Century Japan

D. Colin Jaundrill

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781501703096
eISBN:
9781501706097
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501703096.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book rewrites the military history of nineteenth-century Japan. In fifty years spanning the collapse of the Tokugawa shogunate and the rise of the Meiji nation-state, conscripts supplanted ... More


The Dreadful and the Trivial

Danny Orbach

in Curse on This Country: The Rebellious Army of Imperial Japan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781501705281
eISBN:
9781501708343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705281.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

This book has shown how a culture of insubordination, an ideological pattern of rebellion and resistance, developed as a constant feature of Japanese military life from the Meiji Restoration onward. ... More


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