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Unit 543 was a secret Imperial Japanese Army facility that focused on the development of biological weapons during World War II. It was operated by the Kempeitai, the Japanese military police. [citation needed] Image File history File links Wiki_letter_w. ... Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... The Imperial Japanese Army (: 大日本帝國陸軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国陸軍 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Rikugun) was the official ground based armed force of Japan from 1867 to 1945 when it was Imperial Japan. ... Biological warfare, also known as germ warfare, is the use of any organism (bacteria, virus or other disease_causing organism) or toxin found in nature, as a weapon of war. ... This article is becoming very long. ... The Kempeitai (憲兵隊, Law Soldier Regiment) were the military police of the Imperial Japanese Army. ... It has been suggested that Gendarmerie be merged into this article or section. ...

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See also

IJA special research units
Unit 100 | Unit 200 | Unit 543 | Unit 731 | Unit 773 | Unit Ei 1644 | Unit 1855 | Unit 8604 | Unit 9420

 
 

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