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.Read more
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
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 […]Read more
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 […]Read more