The Shogun's assassins

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Military Illustrated - Past and Present
Vol. 216 (May 2006), p. 40-47

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A bloody wave of terror followed the opening of Japan to the west in the middle of the 19th century. Chief among the warriors were the dreaded Shinsengumi - an elite body of Samurai assassins. Stephen Turnbull tells their amazing story