History[change | change source]
The modern city of Kure was founded in 1902.
Timeline[change | change source]
- 1889: Kure Army base established
- 1894: Imperial Diet met at Kure
- 1902: City of Kure created from merger of Washō, Futagawa, Miyahara and Sōyamada
- 1903: Kure Naval Arsenal established.
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kure" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 577.
- Endoh, Taoke. (2009). Exporting Japan: Politics of Emigration to Latin America, p. 220 n31.
- "Yamato (Battleship, 1941-1945)" at History.navy.mil; retrieved 2013-2-26.