Category : Japanese Military & Dokdo

Japanese Military Land Appropriation in Korea and Dokdo – Part III

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Japan’s Imperial Army and Navy Seize Strategic Areas of Korea and China As with the first two pages, this article will start with an overall reference map of Japan and Korea. The map to the right is a Japanese military map showing telegraph systems and the areas Japan appropriated, however, this map also included Liandong […]

Japan’s Military Land Appropriation in Korea and Dokdo – Part II

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Page two of this series will continue to detail Japan’s appropriaton of land before, during and after the Russo~Japanese war of 1904~1905. The main source of information is Japan’s Center for Historical Records digital archives (JACAR). Through these documents and maps the reader can see how and why Japan “acquired” Dokdo. Also the we will […]

Japan’s Military Land Appropriation in Korea and Dokdo – Part I

Friday, July 10th, 2009

February 23, 1904 – Japan’s Imperial Army and Navy Begin to Seize Strategic Locations in Korea. The following pages will detail Japan’s appropriation of land before, during and after the Russo~Japanese war of 1904~1905. The main source of information is Japan’s Center for Historical Records digital archives (JACAR). Through these documents and maps the reader […]

The Russo-Japanese War and Dokdo – Takeshima II

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Imperial Japan’s Real Motives for the 1905 Annexation of Dokdo What Japan’s MOFA doesn’t want you to know about Japan’s 1905 Annexation of Dokdo Island! The Russian Baltic Fleet’s Incredible Voyage On 15 October 1904, the Second Pacific Squadron (Formerly the Baltic Fleet) finally set sail from the Baltic and headed toward their comrades at […]

The Russo-Japanese War And Dokdo – Takeshima Part I

Friday, July 10th, 2009

Imperial Japan’s Real Motives for the 1905 Annexation of Dokdo What Japan’s MOFA doesn’t want you to know about Japan’s 1905 Annexation of Dokdo Island! On February 22nd in the year 1905, through cabinet decision, Japan’s Shimane Prefecture “incorporated” Dokdo Island (also called Liancourt Rocks by some nations and Takeshima by Japan) into her territory. […]