Japan’s radical postwar turnaround
History and Philosophy
The article talks about history of Japan until the end of the Second World War focusing on Japan's military expansion and U.S. occupation in Japan. It is noted that Japan began rearmament as per orders of the occupation forces in 1950, establishing it's military organization, National Police Reserve. Topics include end of militarism, democratization, and pacifism. Also discussed are topics such as political condition in Japan during the cold war era and Security Treaty between U.S. and Japan.
Sasaki. (2015). Japan’s radical postwar turnaround. MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History, 28(1), 38–43.