The Fleet Faction (艦隊派, Kantai-ha?) was an unofficial and informal political faction within the Imperial Japanese Navy in the 1920s-1930s of officers opposed to the conditions imposed by the Washington Naval Treaty.
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“They ... fleet the time carelessly, as they did in the golden world.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)
“A state of war or anarchy, in which law has little force, is so far valuable, that it puts every man on trial. The man of principle is known as such, and even in the fury of faction is respected.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)