I bring to you the third in a series of chats I've had with Nikon Historian Robert Rotoloni. This time we dive deep into Nippon Kogaku's early history and their significant role during World War II.
While many other companies contributed towards their home countries war efforts during World War II, Nippon Kogaku's had an unusually large role, and it was through their efforts leading up to and during the war which allowed Nippon Kogaku to succeed afterwards.
We all know how quickly the Japanese optics industry rose to prominence in the years after the war ended, but how did that happen so fast? Read my article to find out!