Japan is a Boston Red Sox All Over Printed Hawaiian Shirt 054 poor country and an island nation at that. This means that much of the wealth of the nation must be imported, and a strong navy was crucial for this to happen. This, of course, led to the Imperial period of Japan and World War II, where Japan sought to solidify its place among the world’s most powerful nations by overcoming its resource scarcity with imperial growth. Samurai culture was a major part of that story as the heritage of the samurai was passed on to the officers of the Japanese Imperial Army and Navy. Some of that heritage led to their eventual defeat, such as suicidal banzai and kamikaze attacks, depriving the military of valuable and experienced warfighters all for a few yards of territory or to attempt to sink an enemy vessel, but it also led to their rise in the first place.
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