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In 1910 the Imperial Military Reserve Association was established . It was
followed in 1915 by the Greater Japan Youth Association , promoted by the
military Úlite , the Naimusho and the Ministry of Education . In 1926 military
training centres ...
67 military draft , since they had failed to check the emancipation of the masses .
Even though the different cliques among the ' emperor's servants ' were engaged
in unceasing rivalry , their opinions were mostly unanimous with regard to ...
The most famous slogan of the Meiji period was ' fukoku kyohei ' , ' rich country ,
strong military ' , and the response to the real or imaginary external threat was an
effort to make Japan invincible . Industrialisation at a furious tempo was taken ...
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