JAPAN: Entrepreneur

Some people might say that the downfall of Fusao Negishi was due to unsettled postwar conditions, or to his own greed. But Negishi himself would probably maintain that it was due to his wife's petulant desire for a vacation in the country.

When Japan launched the Greater East Asia War, Negishi, a skilled mechanic who had saved a little money, decided to go into business on his own. Soon, he owned six factories in Tokyo, making communications parts for the Japanese army. Negishi took off his overalls, moved with his wife and three children into a fine residential district....

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