1905 Russo Japanese war moves toward Russian territory Japanese navy blows

1905 russo japanese war moves toward russian

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1905: Russo-Japanese war; moves toward Russian territory; Japanese navy  blows apart Russian navy in 15 minutes; one sided naval battle; serious  wake-up call for Western powers 1917: annex Russian territory  1931: take over Chinese territory (Manchuria) 1931-40: Establish more footholds in China and SE Asia; major ports, sending traders/soldiers 1937: Japan declares war on China Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere:  campaign to convince Asians that Japan was the good guys; “we’re Asians like you, we’ll come liberate you  from the whites”   Asians open the door to Japan Bullshit; displacing Europeans to take over themselves  1941: Japan bombs Pearl Harbor (delusional…); not an attempt to take over  Hawaii; marking the fence Thought US wasn’t going to do anything 1945 Huroshima & Nagasaki- BOOM! 1940s: height: controlled all of East Asia, most of China, Korean peninsula,  South Asia, half Pacific, AND designs to take over  Australia & India Built railroads in Burma to do that Tank the stuff you need; take resources they need from weak Asian  neighbors Asian animosity 
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