Jul 16, 2017

Why were the Japanese so successful in their war against Russia in 1904-1905 and so unsuccessful in their war against the United States in 1941-1945?

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Russo-Japanese war and the Pacific war


Choose ONLY ONE of the following questions to answer for this essay:

1.) Why were the Japanese so successful in their war against Russia in 1904-1905 and so unsuccessful in their war against the United States in 1941-1945? OR 2.) Which operations of the Pacific War are the most important for military planners to learn lessons from in the twenty first century? OR 3.) Who had done a better job of prewar preparation for the Pacific War -- the United States or Japan? ***PLEASE NO PLAGIARISM!!! 

Key points to consider: Write an essay that addresses the question and has a clearly-stated thesis, A sound effort which meets all five standards of a superior Strategy and War essay. A well-executed essay that includes complete analysis of the question. Offers a genuinely new understanding of the topic and Indicates brilliance. An organized, coherent and well-written paper that clearly warrants publication. An insightful essay and inclusion of a counterargument that explores the case which could be made against the offered thesis must be included. ***Start with a declarative statement identifying your position. In one or two sentences add five key points you will use to support your position. - Assume that everyone did the reading and knows the history, do not do a long historical introduction. - Next expand upon and explain each of your key points relevance to your position and possibly each other. Each of these points should be about a page and a half to two pages. This constitues the body of your essay. - Next recognize that there are other points of view by presenting a counter argument. - Refute the counter by identifying the weakness in the argument or the greater strength of your argument. - Finish by restating your thesis very concisely. Leave the reader believing your position. - REMEMBER that this is about the analysis that supports your position!, not about retelling history.

*****Use at least 8-10 if not all of the following references: 1.)Frank, Ending the Pacific War: Harry Truman and the Decision to Drop the Bomb. (http://www.fpri.org/articles/2009/04/ending-pacific-war-harry-truman-and-decision-drop-bomb)

2.) Millet, Assault from the Sea: The Development of Amphibious Warfare between the War: The American, British, and Japanese Experiences.

3.) Krepinevich, Transforming to Victory: The U.S. Navy, Carrier Aviation, and Preparing for War in the Pacific.

4.) Wylie, Excerpt from "Reflections on the War in the Pacific" (https://navalwarcollege.blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/pid-375272-dt-content-rid-5513_1/xid-5513_1?target=blank).

5.) Memorandum for the President: The Dangerous Strategic Situation in the Pacific Ocean. (https://navalwarcollege.blackboard.com/webapps/blackboard/execute/content/file?cmd=view&content_id=_375263_1&course_id=_4298_1).

6.) Spruance, Sea Power Lectures.

7.) Cohen, The Might-Have-Beens of Pearl Harbor. (https://navalwarcollege.blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/pid-375264-dt-content-rid-5505_1/xid-5505_1?target=blank).

8.)The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789. Revised and Expanded Edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2005. Pages 280-439, 579-95. 

9.) The American Way of War: A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1977. Chapters 1-2. 

10.) Fischer, David Hackett. Washington’s Crossing. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004. Pages 7-50, 66-205, 346-379. 

11.) Handel, Michael I. Masters of War: Classical Strategic Thought. Third, Revised and Expanded Edition. London: Cass, 2001. Pages 255-276. 

13.) Mahan, Alfred Thayer. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783. New York: Hill and Wang, 1957 or New York: Dover, 1987. Introductory, Chapters 1, 9-11, and 14. 

14.) Carpenter, Stanley D.M. “British Strategic Failure in the Southern Campaign, 1778-1781.” Naval War College Unpublished Paper, 2008. 

15.) Conway, Stephen. “To Subdue America: British Army Officers and the Conduct of the Revolutionary War,” William and Mary Quarterly, Third Series, Vol. 43, No. 3 (July 1986), 381-407. 

16.) Kurland, Fundamental Documents of the American Revolution.

17.) Andidora R. "Admiral Togo an Adaptive Strategist". pg52-61. 

18.) Corbett J.S. (2005)."MARITIME OPERATIONS IN THE RUSSO-JAPANESE WAR, 1904-1905. Naval Institute Press.

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22.) "THE RUS50-JAPANESE WAR", Primary Causes of Japanese Success, by Vice AdmiraL Yoji Koda, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.


Russo-Japanese war and the Pacific war Student name: Institutional affiliation Thesis statement This paper explores a brief introduction of the Russo-Japanese war and the pacific war. It further explores the reasons of the success of the Japanese in the Russo-Japanese war and the reasons on the failures of the Japanese in the Pacific war. A counter argument is the presented and a conclusion made. Introduction The war between Japan and Russia was referred to as Russo-Japanese war which was fought between 8th February 1904 and 5th September 1905. The Russo-Japanese war was over rival colonial ambitions in Korea and Manchuria region. In 1900, there was the boxer uprising in Beijing, China and the eight-nation member alliance sent military troops.Russia had sent it soldiers to Manchuria where they settled and forcefully moved the Qing troops and boxer participants. They failed to fulfill their promise of moving and they were growing strong day by day (Albany, 1986). The Japanese Prime Minister, Ito Hirobumi, considered Japan a weak nation to eject the military of Russia hence decided toconfer with them. They were to give Russia control of the Manchuria region while Japan was to take control of northern Korea. Japan and Britain signed the Anglo-Japanese Alliance which in simpler words stated that In the event of war, if Russia was to have an allied country then Britain was to join the war as an ally to Japan. . In August 1903, the Japanese prime ...

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