By Brandon Palmer
Fighting for the Enemy explores the participation of Koreans within the eastern army and aiding industries prior to and through global warfare II, first via voluntary enlistment and at last via conscription. opposite to renowned trust between Korean nationalists, this involvement used to be no longer totally coerced. Brandon Palmer examines this ambiguous state of affairs within the context of Japan's long term colonial attempt to assimilate Koreans into eastern sociopolitical lifestyles and records the numerous methods Koreans-short of overtly resisting-avoided complete cooperation with eastern battle efforts.
Much media consciousness has been given to Japan's exploitation of "comfort girls" in Korea and somewhere else in East Asia throughout the colonial interval, yet, previously, there was no prolonged, target research of the exploitation of the hundreds of thousands of younger Korean males who served in Japan's army and auxiliary occupations.
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Fighting for the Enemy: Koreans in Japan's War, 1937-1945 (Korean Studies of the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies) by Brandon Palmer