Great White Fleet's Visit to Japan Fostered Temporary Good Relations

Winkler, David F.
October 2008
Sea Power;Oct2008, Vol. 51 Issue 10, p68
The article discusses the relationship of Japan and the U.S. in the early 20th century. It states that the relationship with Japan served as a major impetus for the deployment of the Great White Fleet. It notes that the Japanese desired to thwart a potential counter-alliance among Germany, China and the U.S. It adds that during World War I, Japan would be an important ally in the war against the Central Powers.


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