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Parent Patriotic Organizations
Date 5 March 1947
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 4
Folder General Reports and Memoranda from March 1947
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
KOZAKURA KAI (Little Cherry Blossom Society) TENKEN To (Swords of Heaven Society) SEIYO KAI (Stars and Sea Society) (The Navy equivalent to the Army's SAKURA KAI and the KOZAKURA KAI which were associations of young officers who favored direct action to extend Japan's control in Asia) KINKI KYOSAN TO (Brocade Flag Communist Party) OSHI KAI (Imperial Precepts Society) TOSEIHA (Control Group) KODOHA (Imperial Way Group) DAIJO KAI (Mahayama Society) GENSHUKU HANTAI KAI (Anti-Reduction of Armament Association) AIKOKU SHA (Patriots' Society) JIMMU KAI (Jimmu Society) - Another organization founded by OKAWA SHUMEI in 1932 SHIMPEI TAI (God's Troops) DAI NIPPON SEISAN TO (Great Japan Production Party) AIKOKU KINRO TO (Love-Country Labor Party) (It was from this party and the DAI NIPPON SEISAN TO that many of the active participants in the SHIMPEI TAI plot of July 1933 were drawn. For details of the incident see "The Brocade Banner.") DAI NIPPON SEIMEN DOMEI (Great Japan Youth League) KETSUMEIDAN (Blood Brotherhood) (This group of fanatics planned the wholesale killings of government figures which was to take place in February 1932. Although two murders were carried through - the arrest of the assassins nipped the plot. A detailed discussion may be found in "The Brocade Banner.") TENKO KAI (Heavenly Action Society) KOKUSUI TAISHU TO (National Essence Masses Party) AIKOKU SEININ REMMEI (Patriotic Youth League) KYUKOKU SAITAMA SEIMEN TEISHIN TAI (Save-the-Country Youth Front Line Volunteers of Saitama Prefecture) TOTEN JUKU (Heavenly Rule Academy)