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Japanese Fascists: Ryoichi Sasakawa, Sadao Araki, Hiroshi shima, Kazushige Ugaki, Hiranuma Kiichir , Shigenori T g , Seig Nakano

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Published May 6th 2010
ISBN : 9781155745251
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50 pages
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Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ryoichi Sasakawa, Sadao Araki, Hiroshi shima, Kazushige Ugaki, Hiranuma Kiichir, Shigenori T g, SeigMorePurchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Ryoichi Sasakawa, Sadao Araki, Hiroshi shima, Kazushige Ugaki, Hiranuma Kiichir, Shigenori T g, Seig Nakano, Yoshio Kodama, Kingoro Hashimoto. Source: Wikipedia. Free updates online. Not illustrated. Excerpt: Ryoichi Sasakawa ( Sasakawa Ryoichi) (May 4, 1899 July 18, 1995) was a Japanese businessman, politician and philanthropist born in Minoh, Osaka. He was accused but acquitted of being a Class A war criminal after World War II, was a self-proclaimed fascist, kuromaku (political power-broker), and the founder of The Nippon Foundation. While he is widely known throughout Africa and much of the developing world for the wide-ranging philanthropic programs that he established, he is at the same time viewed with hostility by many intellectuals for his right wing ideals and ties to Japans motorboat racing industry and support for the Unification Movement. In the 1930s, during the Sino-Japanese War, Sasakawa rose to prominence by using wealth gained in rice speculation to build a voluntary flying squad within Japan for the purpose of providing trained pilots in the case of a national emergency. He also built an air defense field, donating it to the army. Once Japan began to coordinate its air power in 1941, Sasakawa dissolved his voluntary flying group and gave all of its facilities and aircraft to the nation. In addition, he used the various mining interests that he had accumulated to support the army by in a more concrete fashion. It has been noted that ... his family records show ... that his mining ventures were not as profitable in wartime as they could have been because he seems to have been more interested in supporting the war effort than in making a profit. In addition, the 1930s saw Sasakawa take the helm of the Kokusui Taishu-to, or Patriotic Peoples Party (PPP). Th...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=974071