Russo-Japanese War
The Russo-Japanese War (8 February 1904 – 5 September 1905) was "the first great war of the 20th century." It grew out of rival imperial ambitions of the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan ov...
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Nicholas II of Russia - The Romanov Family:The last Royal Family of Russia
In Eglish On July 17, 1918, Bolshevik authorities, led by Yakov Yurovsky, shot Nicholas II, his immediate family, and four servants in the cellar of the Ipat...
Nicholas II of Russia
Nicholas II was the last Tsar of Russia. Here are some video clips from different archives. Included is also a clip of his visit in Finland 1915. That was on...
Nicholas II of Russia - Tsar's Family Death
What happened here was both savage and hate filled. As the smoke cleared the myth began. How could anyone have escaped? Explorer: Finding Anastasia : TUES JU...
First Sino-Japanese War
The First Sino-Japanese War (1 August 1894 – 17 April 1895) was fought between Qing dynasty China and Meiji Japan, primarily over control of Korea. After more than six months of unbroken successe...
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Boxer Rebellion
The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between 1899 and 1901. It was initiated by the M...
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Battle of Port Arthur
The Battle of Port Arthur (Japanese: 旅順口海戦, Hepburn: Ryojunkō Kaisen) of 8–9 February 1904 (Monday February 8 - Tuesday February 9) marked the commencement of the Russo-Japanese War. I...
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Battle of Yalu River (1904)
The Battle of Yalu River, (Russian: Бой на реке Ялу, Boĭ na reke Yalu) (Japanese: 鴨緑江会戦, Ōryokkō Kaisen) lasted from 30 April to 1 May 1904, and was the first major land battle during the Russo-Japane...
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Siege of Port Arthur
The Siege of Port Arthur (Japanese: 旅順攻囲戦, Ryojun Kōisen; Russian: Оборона Порт-Артура, Oborona Port-Artura, August 1, 1904 – January 2, 1905), the deep-water port and Russian naval base at th...
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Battle of Sandepu
The Battle of Sandepu, (also known as the Battle of Heikoutai) (Japanese: 黒溝台会戦 (Kokkōdai no kaisen), Russian: Сражение при Сандепу) was a major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War. It was f...
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Battle of Mukden
The Battle of Mukden (奉天会戦 , Hōten kaisen), one of the largest land battles to be fought before World War I and the last and the most decisive major land battle of the Russo-Japanese War, was ...
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Battle of Tsushima
The Battle of Tsushima (Russian: Цусимское сражение, Tsusimskoye srazheniye), commonly known as the “Sea of Japan Naval Battle” (Japanese: 日本海海戦, nihonkai-kaisen) in Japan and the “Battle of Tsush...
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Military attachés and observers in the Russo-Japanese War
Military attachés and observers in the Russo-Japanese War were historians creating first-hand accounts of what was arguably the world's first modern war. They helped to create primary-source records ...
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Treaty of Portsmouth
The Treaty of Portsmouth formally ended the 1904-05 Russo-Japanese War. It was signed on September 5, 1905 after negotiations lasting from August 6 to August 30, at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Ki...
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Battles of the Russo-Japanese War
The following are known battles of the Russo-Japanese War, including all major engagements. The Russo-Japanese War lasted from 1904 until 1905. The conflict grew out of the rival imperialist ambitions...
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Yoshitsugu Tatekawa
Yoshitsugu Tatekawa (建川 美次, Tatekawa Yoshitsugu, 3 October 1880 – 9 September 1945) was a lieutenant-general in the Imperial Japanese Army in World War II. He played an important role in th...
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Theotokos of Port Arthur
Theotokos of Port Arthur (Our Lady of Port Arthur, also known in Russian as Theotokos upon Swords and the Far Eastern Gatekeeper) is an Eastern Orthodox icon, representing Theotokos (Virgin Mary) with...
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Katsura Taro
Prince Katsura Tarō (桂 太郎, January 4, 1848 – October 10, 1913), was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, politician and three-time Prime Minister of Japan.
Katsura was born into a samurai ...
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Alexander Kaulbars
Baron Alexander Vasilyevich Kaulbars (Russian: Александр Васильевич Каульбарс ) (May 14, 1844 - January 25, 1925) was a general in the Imperial Russian Army during the late 19th and early 20th ce...
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Finnish Civil War
The Finnish Civil War concerned leadership and control of Finland, during its transition phase from a Grand Duchy of the Russian Empire to an independent state. The conflict formed a part of the natio...
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Fulong torpedo boat
The Fulong torpedo boat (simplified Chinese: 福龙; traditional Chinese: 福龍; pinyin:Fulong) was a torpedo boat of the Chinese Beiyang Fleet.
In 1884, after the Sino-French war (1884–1885), the Chines...
Russian merchant cruiser Ural (1904)
The Ural was an auxiliary cruiser of the Imperial Russian Navy during the Russo-Japanese War. She was originally a Rivers-class ocean liner for Norddeutscher Lloyd, launched in 1890 under the name Spr...
Russian merchant cruiser Ural (1904) - Wikipedia
Manchuria-Mongolia problem
The Manchuria-Mongolia problem (Japanese: 満蒙問題, Hepburn: manmō mondai) refers to a set of issues concerning Japan's protection of its special interests in Manchuria and the Inner Mongo...
Manchuria-Mongolia problem - Wikipedia
John Hoad
Major General Sir John Charles Hoad KCMG (25 January 1856 – 6 October 1911) was an Australian military leader, best known as the Australian Army's second Chief of the General Staff.
John Hoa...
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Arthur Henry Seton Hart-Synnot
Brigadier-General Arthur Henry Seton Hart-Synnot (1870 - 1942) was a British Army general who saw service in Japan, Hong Kong, Burma, India, and the European War of 1914 to 1918.
Hart-Synnot was ...
James Bruce Jardine
Brigadier General James Bruce Jardine CMG DSO DL (1870 – 17 March 1955) was a British soldier and diplomat. He earned the rank of Brigadier-General in the service of the 5th Lancers.
Jardine was ...