A peace treaty signed 100 years ago was resolved 60 years ago

Guttman, Jon
September 2005
Military History;Sep2005, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p6
Commemorates the centennial celebration of the establishment of the Treaty of Portsmouth on September 5, 1905. Background on the dispute between Japan and Russia; Role of former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt in the talks and signing of the treaty; Factors that convinced Japan to sign a nonaggression pact with Russian leader Josef Stalin; Prediction of Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto on the ability of Japan to sustain a war.


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