During the World War II the Japanese set up a number of supporting forces recruited from occupied counties and the Puppet Empire of Manchuria (or Manchukuo). From the magazine Nordisk Flaggkontakt 39:2004 some Colours:
Indonesia Homeland Defence Volunteer Army, a force of some 38 000 Indonesians. Colour adopted 1942 and shows a stragley combination of the Shintoist Sun and Muslim Cresent and Star.
Manchuria National Labour Corps, adopted 28 June 1945.