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  • The Washington Naval Treaty: Averting the Allied Arms Race

    November 2, 2017

    The 1916 US Naval Act and its 1918 proposed expansion triggered a Naval Arms Race between it and it’s allied nations of Great Britain and Japan.
    Finally, the United States Government invited the principal naval powers to a conference to discuss the situation and end the Naval Arms Race.
    A bold opening suggestion from the US government resulted in the scrapping and halting of most naval capital ships.
    The Washington Naval Treaty signed on the 6th of February 1922

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  • Italie Abyssinie

    Italië Abyssinië

    June 12, 2013

    Poster on the political situation in Northern Africa and the plans of Italy to conquer Abyssinia. Image: On the upper right part a picture of Mussolini addressing his soldiers with a call to conquer Abyssinia “…thou shalt conquer and possess Abyssinia!”. In the center a map of northern Africa. At the left part a picture […]

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  • Abyssinie in vogevlucht

    Abyssinie in vogelvlucht gezien

    June 12, 2013

    Poster on the political situation in Northern Africa and the plans of Italy to conquer Abyssinia. Image:  Blue, brown and black colored poster showing a map of Abyssinia and a map of the Mediterranean region and Northern Africa in which Italy and Abysinnia are high lighted  (van/de Gibraltar tot/a l’Abessinie). At the top of the poster a war […]

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