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Gunka - Japanese War Songs

Gunka in Japanese means war songs or military music literally.
However, Gunka includes patriotic song, national anthem, war-time propaganda music and so on.
In short, Gunka was Japanese national music during 1868-1945.

Here is a database of Gunka.

Music of the Imperial Japan(1868-1945) with English translations
Meiji

Taisho

Showa

Lyrics of famous Japanese military musics in Alphabet
Japanese War Songs in Youtube
PATRIOT, n.
One to whom the interests of a part seem superior to those of the whole.(The Devil's Dictionary)

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