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Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War ➽ Casualties of History: Wounded Japanese Servicemen and the Second World War Free ➳ Author Lee Pennington – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk Thousands of wounded servicemen returned to Japan following the escalation of Japanese military aggression in China in July Tens of thousands would return home after Japan widened its war effort in Thousands of wounded servicemen returned to Japan History: Wounded Kindle Ñ following the escalation of Japanese military aggression in China in JulyTens of thousands would return home after Japan widened its war effort inIn Casualties of History, Lee K Pennington relates for the first time in English the experiences of Japanese wounded soldiers and disabled veterans of Japan s long Second World War fromtoHe maps the terrain of Japanese military medicine and social welfare practices and establishes the similarities and differences that existed between Japanese and Western physical, occupational, and spiritual rehabilitation programs for war Casualties of PDF/EPUB ² wounded servicemen, notably amputees To exemplify the experience of these wounded soldiers, Pennington draws on the memoir of a Japanese soldier who describes in gripping detail his medical evacuation from a casualty clearing station on the front lines and his medical convalescence at a military hospital Moving from the hospital to the home front, Pennington documents the prominent roles adopted by disabled veterans in mobilization campaigns designed to rally popular support for the war effort Following Japan s defeat in August , US Occupation forces dismantled the social welfare services designed specifically of History: Wounded PDF º for disabled military personnel, which brought profound consequences for veterans and their dependents Using a wide array of written and visual historical sources, Pennington tells a tale that until now has been neglected by English language scholarship on Japanese society He gives us a uniquely Japanese version of the all too familiar story of soldiers who return home to find their lives and bodies remade by combat Aaron William Moore Japanese Studies.