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This continues a series about the Russo-Japanese War. For the information in this post, I owe much to the excellent book, The Russo-Japanese War: 1904-05, by A. Ivanov and P. Jowett.* The two armies—and navies—about to face off against each … Continue reading
My last two posts focused on the Trans-Siberian Railway. This one describes how Russia and Japan went to war over territorial ambitions embodied in the railway. In the spring of 1891, three years before his father died and he became … Continue reading
This is the second of several posts about the Trans-Siberian. The first post, “China and the Trans-Siberian Railway,” discussed the international aspects of the railway and gave an overview of its construction. Below I repeat a map used in that … Continue reading