Tag Archives: Japan Military

Japan Samurai. Traditional Process of donning Armor.

Japan Samurai, Japanese Warriors, Plate Armor, Vibrant Undergarment, Longbow, Swordsman, Traditional Process of Donning Armor

Japan Samurai. Traditional Process of donning Armor.

Japan Samurai. Traditional Process of donning Armor.

The process of putting on a full suit of armor. Illustration by Auguste Racinet.

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Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Japanese military leader 16th century.

Shogun Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Japanese military leader. Tokugawa dynasty.

Toyotomi Hideyoshi (1537-1598)

Toyotomi Hideyoshi. Japanese military leader 16th century.

Celui qui devint le grand Hideyoshi (16e siècle), alors au service de Nobunaga en lutte contre seigneurs révoltés, aide son maître à franchir une gué.

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Japanese soldier with sword, bow and arrows.

Japanese soldier with sword, bow and arrows. Traditional Japan clothing. Asian army dress

Japanese soldier.

Japanese soldier with sword, bow and arrows.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Japanese infantry costumes. Musician.

Japanese infantry costumes. Musician. Traditional Japan clothing. Asian army dress

Japanese infantry. Musician.

Japanese infantry costumes. Musician.

Infanterie Japonais. Musicien.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Costume of a Japanese soldier with gun.

Japanese soldier with gun. Traditional Japan clothing. Asian army dress

Japanese soldier.

Costume of a Japanese soldier with gun in 1840.

Soldat Japonais.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Japanese soldier, 19h century. Soldat Japonais.

Traditional. Japanese soldier. uniform. Asian army. Japan clothing. sword

Japanese soldier.

Traditional Japanese soldier uniform, 19h century.

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Japanese rider, 19h century. Cavalier Japonais.

Japanese cavalry rider. Samurai. Cavalier Japonais. Traditional Japan military. Asian cavalry.

Japanese rider.

Japanese rider, 19h century. Samurai.

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Samurais. Japan military. Groupe de Samourais.

Samurais. Armour. Japan military costumes. Samurai weapons. Full armor.

Group of Samurais.

Group of Samurais. Traditional Japan military costumes.

Groupe de Samourais.

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Japanese General costume, 19th century.

Japanese General costume. Traditional Japan military clothing. Asian army cavalry dress

Japanese General.

Japanese General costume, 19th century.

General Japonais.

Gallery: Asian costumes by Auguste Wahlen. Manners, customs and costumes of all peoples of the world.

Nighttime Conference of Hong Kong 1941

Japanese occupation of Hong Kong.

British governor surrenders.

Nighttime Conference of Hong Kong surrender of Governor Young and General Sakai 1941.

Represented the signing of the surrender of Hong Kong by Sir Mark Young in 1942 in a candlelit room at the Peninsula Hotel. A Japanese officer remarked, “history takes place at night”. General Taikashi Sakai receives the British surrender in the presence of high officers. The battle loss of British and Allied defenders totaled about 4,000 soldiers. General Taikashi was executed in 1946 as a war criminal.

Painting by Ihara Usaburou.

Battle of Hong Kong Timeline