Eight-Eight Fleet

Eight-Eight Fleet

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Eight-Eight Fleet Program was a Japanese naval strategy formulated for the development of the Imperial Japanese Navy in the first quarter of the 20th century, which laid down that the Japanese navy should include eight first-class battleships and eight armoured cruisers or battlecruisers. The 'Eight-Eight Fleet' concept originated in post-Russo-Japanese War period with the 1907 Imperial Defense Policy, which was a settlement reached by the competing Army and Navy factions of the Japanese government. The Naval faction, inspired by the Mahanian doctrine of Sat Tetsutar, argued that Japanese security could only be guaranteed by a strong navy. Sat argued that to ensure security, Japan should be capable of defeating the power which represented the greatest potential threat. In the 1907 Imperial National Defense Policy, Japan's military focus shifted away from the defeated Imperial Russia and towards the United States as the primary threat to Japan's future security.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135769669
  • 9786135769661