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This task force covers all articles related to military history in Japan.

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WikiProject Japan (Talk)

Founded: 18 March 2006
(17 years, 11 months and 9 days ago)
Articles: 90,956 (180 featured)



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  1. 3family6 (talk · contribs) Sengoku period, in particular ikki movements
  2. ShauryaOMG (talk · contribs) World War 2
  3. Loafiewa (talk · contribs) Meiji Restoration onwards
  4. Ominae (talk · contribs) (Mostly JSDF units. Will branch out to JSDF weapons/equipment/vehicles)
  5. Suneditor (talk · contribs)
  6. Alex Shih (talk · contribs) (Edo period, Meiji period)
  7. Ash-Gaar (talk · contribs) (World War II, U.S.-Japan Alliance)
  8. Boneyard90 (talk · contribs) (Japanese castles, esp. Azuchi-Momoyama Period; Imperial Japanese Army; WWII)
  9. Cla68 (talk · contribs) (World War II Pacific Campaign)
  10. JanderVK (talk · contribs)
  11. John Smith's (talk · contribs) (No particular speciality)
  12. Kierzek (talk · contribs) (Japanese tanks and AFV's of World War II)
  13. LordAmeth (talk · contribs) (Everything pre-Meiji)
  14. MChew (talk · contribs) (Boshin War through Second Sino-Japanese War, Imperial Japanese Army, Imperial Japanese Navy)
  15. Molestash (talk · contribs) Domestic Weaponry
  16. Nick-D (talk · contribs) (World War II)
  17. Nihonjoe (talk · contribs) (no particular specialty)
  18. TakuyaMurata (talk · contribs) (No particular period; can translate stuff in ja wikipedia)
  19. Iazyges (talk · contribs) Mostly client states, especially Manchukuo.
  20. Romanov loyalist (talk · contribs) Mostly client states, including Mengjiang, Manchukuo, Nanjing regime (WWII)
  21. Yamatograd (talk · contribs) (No particular specialty)
  22. I edit things that come to mind (talk · contribs) (Modern Japanese weapons, including military projects in development)
  23. Yokohama1989 (talk · contribs) (Sengoku jidai, Boshin to Second Sino Japanese War, limited editing related to the JSDF, Japan China relations)

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Attention needed referencing and citation (4,641) • coverage and accuracy (3,612) • structure (802) • grammar (249) • supporting materials (783)
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Imperial Japanese ArmyNanking MassacreYasuhira Kiyohara
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23rd Field Artillery Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)65th Brigade (Imperial Japanese Army)124th Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)141st Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)219th Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)222nd Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)230th Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)Siege of Sanada-maruBattle of WakaeBattle of ByokchekwanBattle of FujishimaBattle of Haejongch'angBattle of MifunedaiBattle of NirayamaBattle of Pusan (1597) (currently a redirect) • Battle of WadaGanritsu-ryūTota IshimaruJukishin-ryūKiraku-ryūKobori-ryūKotto ryū Koppo-jutsuKurama-ryūList of Imperial Japanese Navy flying squadronsOgasawara ryū KyūbajutsuOgawa-ryūOnko Chishin RyūOwari Kan-ryūRyoichi ShogeSeki-ryū HojutsuShinden Fudō ryū jutaijutsuShinden Fudō ryū dakentaijutsuShinmuso Hayashizaki-ryūShojitsu Kenri Kataichi-ryūSiege of GimhaeSiege of GyeongjuSiege of MinakuchiSiege of MiryangBattle of TangpoSoma Nomaoi FestivalTakeda-ryūYagyū Seigo-ryūYasushi SakaiMorikazu OsugiYamagata SeigōEndō YoshikazuSawamoto YoriōKameto Kuroshima • {{Imperial Japanese Navy air units}} (many redlinks) • List of IJA Independent Infantry Brigades (many redlinks) • List of IJA Mixed Brigades (many redlinks) • Tomio HaraCategory:Infantry Regiments (Imperial Japanese Army) (many missing articles)
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23rd Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)53rd Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)54th Infantry Regiment (Imperial Japanese Army)41st Division (Imperial Japanese Army)51st Division (Imperial Japanese Army)Battle of ChonjuBattle of LanfengFrench military mission to Japan (1884–89)French military mission to Japan (1918–19)Late Hōjō clanMochitsura HashimotoOperation Tan No. 2SeikanronShogunSiege of UlsanTracey MissionWestern New Guinea campaign (and the individual battles of the campaign) • Japanese destroyer Kaya (1944)Koshamain's Warmore...
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Organization of the Imperial Japanese ArmyTeishin Shudan
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Add an article here!
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Siege of TongnaeFrench military mission to Japan (1872–80)List of Japanese Infantry divisionsOrganization of the Imperial Japanese ArmyTeishin Shudan
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Battle of Amami-Ōshima (expanding from Japanese)

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