The japanese war minister administered this military polic force during WWII. Basically used to crush resistance of the military. For more information, click here.
  • Kempeitai was the army of Japan's Imperial Military from 1881-1945
  • They weren't English styled rather French styled gendarmerieDuring WWII the Allied forces made propagandas using the Kempeitai as Japan's version of Gestapos.
  • A police from Kempeitai is referred to as a "kempei."
Image:War flag of the Imperial Japanese Army.svg
Image:War flag of the Imperial Japanese Army.svg
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Kempei officers aboard a train in 1935
Kempei officers aboard a train in 1935
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