30 Mar The reality is that day-to-day, moment to moment life in Fuchu prison, or any Japanese prison, is so incredibly strict, and the punishments for infractions so brutal and arbitrary, that a boot camp or some indoctrination period is necessary to simply survive the daily grind. 9 Mar Think your office job is tough? Try working 13 hours a day, six days a week, for three straight months. If people live in a culture that is brutal and repressive, most of them will tend to conform to the standards of that culture. Rees then links the savage behaviour of the Imperial Japanese military between and to the brutality exhibited by the Nazi SS of Adolf Hitler and the communist armies of Josef Stalin.