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Japanese Armor: Introduction

Article by Tom!.

I was asked to start a thread on this topic.

All informations and answers I give here are AFAIK after 7 years of research in secondary sources and discussions with several japanese and non-japanese experts, namely Akira Takizawa and Yasufumi Kunimoto.

There are still many things that I don't know and/or have to assume and/or I got wrong.

Corrections and questions are welcome.


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