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NAKAJIMA, GOROZO 中島五郎蔵

(b. c. 1908). B. Niigata Prefecture. One of the top students of famous swordsman Hakudo NAKAYAMA. Entered the YUSHINKAN DOJO at age 17 in 1924. Known as one of the samba garasu (three crows, roughly equivalent to the Three Musketeers) of kendo fame in 1920s and 1930s. See also Jun'ichi HAGA and Kiyoshi NAKAKURA. Kiyoshi Nakakura (1987)