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Kempei Tai The Japanese Secret Service Then and Now by Richard Deacon

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Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English


  • Intelligence Agencies,
  • History - General History,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Espionage,
  • General,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Japan

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7930609M
ISBN 100804816530
ISBN 109780804816533

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This book not only looks at the history and personalities of the Kempei Tai, but also puts the service (part of the Imperial Army) into cultural context. Limited photographs. The material is a bit dated and it can be redundant at times, but still worth finding a copy.4/5(5).   The book has a lot The Kempeitai were one of the instruments which was used to keep the populace in place and keep them from doing anything but support the war effort. The book has a lot of interesting information about the secret police, some examples of which follow/5. Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of 19 results for Books: "Kempeitai" Skip to main search results.   The Paperback of the Kempei Tai: The Japanese Secret Service, Then and Now by Richard Deacon at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more! Kempei Tai: The Japanese Secret Service, Then and Now by Richard Deacon. Publish your book with B&: Richard Deacon.

  Kempei Tai, the Japanese Secret Service book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. The Kempeitai & their ethnic collaborators from Manchuria to Singapore imposed submissiveness upon reluctant nations & planned brutality & processes to break the human spirit. This book examines the origins of the Kempeitai & its subsequent growth from out of the Japanese military police & Secret Service; its recruitment & training are outlined, as are its structure & duties, military philosophy & /5(10). The Kempeitai, Japan's secret military police and counter-espionage service, were held in justifiable dread in the military occupied territories of what the Japanese called the Dai Toa Kyozonken (Great East Asia Co-Existence Sphere - a euphemism for Japanese-occupied territories) of the Second World War empire. This book sheds new light on this little-known but greatly feared organ of.   Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Kempei tai: the Japanese secret service, then and now Item PreviewPages:

In short, anyone and everyone spied. And, under the rubric of Kempei Tai, Deacon cheers--it makes the Japanese more peaceable (i.e., they'd rather win without fighting). The content, then, consists of disparate examples of Japanese spying from the 16th century to the present- . - Buy Kempeitai: Japan's Dreaded Military Police book online at best prices in India on Read Kempeitai: Japan's Dreaded Military Police book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(5).   The Kempeitai were the Japanese version of the German Gestapo, feared by all, including their fellow Japanese. While it is impossible to thoroughly chronicle their actions in only pages, Lamont-Brown gives a good overview of the role the Kempeitai played in the war.4/5(2).   9 Kempei Tai Imprisonment 10 Camp Omori 11 Liberation 12 To the West Coast 13 Home at Last 14 A Civilian Again Afterword: One Man's Legacy Appendix A Japanese vs. American POW Treatment Appendix B Air Raids Appendix C Affidavits Appendix D War Crime Trials Brand: Brown Books Publishing Group.