Commissioned officers Shin-Guntō
( Army Type 94, 98 and 3 Navy Type Tachi )
Commissioned officers short-Guntō for
Commissioned officers Kyū-Guntō
Non-commissioned officers Type 95 and 32
Shin (new), Kyū (old), Guntō (military sword)
Gun (military), Tō (sword)
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The Guntō which carried out many soldiers and fate of both was confiscated by defeat, and the many were discarded. The
Guntō was a big field without an example in the history of both sides of quantity and organization employment to a Japanese sword.
However, since it participated in war, it has continued being ignored prejudicially which does not become a reason. History
proves "those who ignore history step on the again same track." Don't forget history.
The figure of a Guntō leave here,and
the soul of the soldiers who sacrificed themselves to the country is calmed.
island Attu in the North Sea with clorked the snow and frozen. One plants cannot be found in the island of the lava bolted by fog
always. A small alpine plant blooms all over on the tundra in few periods of summer.
2,638 Japanese army Attu garrisons
fought violently he 5 times as many U.S. Forces supported by mighty air force and the warship in 18 days. The Japanese army ventured
the last rush by residual military power small 150 persons, and garrisons were wiped out, May 29, 1943 when food and ammunition were
At this time, the word "honorable death" was used for the first time. It was an honorable death of the Japanese army
They died without seeing this beautiful spectacle. In addition, only these flowers are comforting the spirits
of the heroic dead now on the uninhabited island where Japanese army soldiers sleep calmly.
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