The following guide is part of a series of handbooks covering basic information and statistics about countries around the world produced by the Marine Corps Intelligence Activity. The handbooks are not released to the public.
|Japan Country Handbook
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This handbook provides basic reference information on Japan, including its geography, history, government, military forces, and communications and transportation networks. This information is intended to familiarize military personnel with local customs and area knowledge to assist them during their assignment to Japan.
The Marine Corps Intelligence Activity is the community coordinator for the Country Handbook Program. This product reflects the coordinated U.S. Defense Intelligence Community position on Japan.
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