3: Washington Naval Conference

Description

In late 1921 the major naval powers of the world would gather in Washington D.C. to discuss the possibility of a naval limitation treaty. The result would be the largest, and really most successful, arms limitation treaty in human history.

Sources

  • Naval Policy Between Wars. Volume I: The Period of Anglo-American Antagonism 1919-1929 by Stephen Roskill and Corelli Barnett
  • Warships After Washington: The Development of the Five Major Fleets 1922-1930 by John Jordan
  • The British Battleship 1906-1946 by Norman Friedman
  • From Mahan to Pearl Harbor: The Imperial Japanese Navy and the United States by Sadao Asada

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