Satsuma & Dreadnought : How Japan’s Early Naval Manufacturing Shortcomings Paved the Way for the Rise and Fall of the Largest Battleship of the Second World War

Satsuma & Dreadnought : How Japan’s Early Naval Manufacturing Shortcomings Paved the Way for the Rise and Fall of the Largest Battleship of the Second World War If Satsuma had been built as originally intended, naval historians would probably have been calling all uniformly big-gun battleships ‘Satsumas’ rather than ‘Dreadnoughts’.  Recent military successes from 1870 … Continue reading Satsuma & Dreadnought : How Japan’s Early Naval Manufacturing Shortcomings Paved the Way for the Rise and Fall of the Largest Battleship of the Second World War