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After his death Captain Matsumoto's heroism was written about and eulogized throughout Japan, particularly in the schools. His posthumous book, Daigai (Great Loyalty) became the object of intense study, and he became the ideal for all youth to emulate. At the same time, Zen masters occupied themselves more and more with giving military men Zen training. A large meditation hall was built in the heart of Tokyo and used exclusively to train military men to the very end of the war. What Japan lacked in material military power she hoped to make up for with spiritual military power.