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By Stephen C. Mercado

within the heritage of the 20th century, the position of the army intelligence companies within the festival between countries continues to be murky. one of the world's premiere intelligence prone, these of Imperial Japan stay the least recognized. Few tales are as compelling as these surrounding the japanese Army's Nakano university. From 1938 to 1945, the Nakano university informed greater than 2,000 males in intelligence accumulating, propaganda, and abnormal war. operating within the shadows, those devoted warriors completed more than a few missions, from amassing intelligence in Latin the USA to major commando raids opposed to American strains in Papua New Guinea, within the Philippines, and on Okinawa. They performed significant roles in operations to subvert British rule in India, and so they prepared jap civilians into guerrilla devices that will have made the invasion of Japan a massacre. One graduate used his Nakano commando education to elude U.S. and Philippine army patrols till rising from the jungle approximately thirty years after the war's finish. within the many years after global warfare II, graduates of the varsity labored to acquire from the USA and Russia the discharge of imprisoned conflict criminals and the restoration of misplaced territory, together with Okinawa.Based on archival learn and the memoirs of eastern veterans, The Shadow Warriors of Nakano shines a much-needed gentle into the shadows of global warfare II and postwar jap affairs.

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