Yoshiaki Yoshimi, a professor at Chuo University and a leading expert on the forced sex, said Nakasone’s experience was evidence that the military was directly involved in setting up and running the brothels.

According to Tsujimoto, the section in which Nakasone describes setting up the brothel was submitted to the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this year as evidence that the Japanese military was directly involved in managing the “comfort stations.”

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