For a long time I’ve been fascinated by japanese wound badges (especially by their early types). But lack of any serious information about these badges (together with amazing scarcity of early types) prevented any (more or less) serious classification attempts. But few days ago everything has changed. Thanks to Nick Komiya. He managed to get and translate some real amazing info from Japan’s National Archive and he did it amazingly fast. He was kind enough to give me a permission to use his