kokutai:

Japanese soldiers in Manchuria, 1932. Note the captured Chinese Dadao sword.

kokutai:

Japanese soldiers in Manchuria, 1932. Note the captured Chinese Dadao sword.


kokutai:

1943, somewhere in the Pacific

kokutai:

1943, somewhere in the Pacific


kokutai:

IJA infantry. China, 1940

kokutai:

IJA infantry. China, 1940



A Japanese soldier in action during the invasion of Indochina, September 1940

A Japanese soldier in action during the invasion of Indochina, September 1940

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kokutai:

An IJA officer in samurai armor, likely a family heirloom.

kokutai:

An IJA officer in samurai armor, likely a family heirloom.


imagesofwar:

Japanese soldiers during Japanese invasion of Taiwan in 1895.

imagesofwar:

Japanese soldiers during Japanese invasion of Taiwan in 1895.

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