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Naval Strategies in Collision: Britain, the USA, and Japan at the Beginning of the Pacific War

Evan Mawdsley

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

In the 1920s and 1930s, three important visions of future naval war in the Pacific were extant: the American ORANGE war plans, the Japanese "Attrition/Interception" concept, and the British ... More


The Cruise of U-188: Special Intelligence and the “Liquidation” of Group Monsoon, 1943–1944

David Kohnen

in Decision in the Atlantic: The Allies and the Longest Campaign of the Second World War

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781949668001
eISBN:
9781949668018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668001.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter by David Kohnen examines the Allied response to the initial German submarine operations in the Indian Ocean during the Second World War. Roughly forty German submarines sailed for East ... More


The Perils of Technological Transformation: A Case Study of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Alan D. Zimm

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941 saw the introduction of game-changing naval strike technologies, among them the first Japanese introduction of aircraft voice radios, ... More


Background

Rotem Kowner

in Great Battles

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780198831075
eISBN:
9780191953576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831075.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

This chapter overviews the origins of the Russo-Japanese War and the objectives of the two belligerents, the developments in the naval arena up to the battle, the Baltic Fleet’s voyage to East Asia, ... More


Japan’s Rise to Naval Prominence

Rotem Kowner

in Tsushima: Great Battles Series

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780198831075
eISBN:
9780191953576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831075.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

This chapter evaluates the way the battle affected the Japanese actions in the following years and the way it has been commemorated ever since. The battle established Japan’s naval supremacy in East ... More


Hong Kong under the Japanese Occupation, 1942–1945

Kwong Chi Man and Tsoi Yiu Lun

in Eastern Fortress: A Military History of Hong Kong, 1840-1970

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9789888208708
eISBN:
9789888313457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208708.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with the period of Japanese occupation and the Japanese attempt to use Hong Kong as a shipping hub to support their war effort. The Anglo-Chinese underground resistance such as the ... More


The Battle

Rotem Kowner

in Tsushima: Great Battles Series

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780198831075
eISBN:
9780191953576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831075.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

This chapter provides a detailed account and analysis of the battle from the interception of the Russian armada until the arrival of its surviving ships to Vladivostok three days later. Of special ... More


Tsushima: Great Battles Series

Rotem Kowner

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
June 2022
ISBN:
9780198831075
eISBN:
9780191953576
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198831075.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

The Battle of Tsushima, in which the Japanese Imperial Navy defeated the Russian Imperial Navy in 1905, marks the first modern victory of an Asian power over a major European power. This final and ... More


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