A Japanese Version of Nanniwan: Wartime Mobilization of Women and Gradeschoolers to Increase Rice Output

Tsuruwa women ddeepplowing

Koshi Village Japan

Women and students learning to plow in the absence of their menfolk – a Japanese version of China’s cotimely “Greatly Increase Production” Drive in Yenan, but without the Potemkin Village heroics (1939, 1943), Tsuruwa (Kagawa) and Koshi(Kumamoto)

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