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A Study on the Reserved Military Units of the Korean Independence Forces during the Liberation Period

EOM TAEYONG 1

1육군사관학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to examine the nature and operation of "the Korean Independence Army Reserve Units", which was established and operated after the Independence from the Japan Occupation, as a force supporting the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea and the Korean Independence Army. This study analyzed artifacts of the Korean Independence Army Reserve owned by KAM(Korea Army Museum) along with various media articles and photographs discovered in the 12th safe cabinet located in Seoul City Hall in 1972. Based on these materials, This study examine the establishment, activity, organization structure, and operation of the Korean Independence Army Reserve, and also analyzed the relationship with the Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea and Korean Independence Army. In addition, This study compared the lists of discovered materials published by media in 1972 with the list of artifacts in KAM so that it can be used as basic data for the further additional investigation of artifacts of Korean Independence Army Reserve. This study is significant in a sense that it examined in detail the nature and operation of Korean Independence Army Reserve, which has not been clearly studied until now through analysing related historical materials and artifacts owned by KAM.

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