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Monthly Archives: June 2014
Russo-Japanese War: The 18,000-mile voyage
This is the final post of my series on the Russo-Japanese War. I have presented only topics that had a particular appeal to me, and there are many events of the war I have passed by: the battles of Liaoyang … Continue reading
Russo-Japanese War: Human Bullets
I would like to introduce you to Lt. Tadayoshi Sakurai of the Imperial Japanese Army.* Having landed on the Liaodong Peninsula with General Oku Yasukata’s 2nd Army, Sakurai’s unit arrived just barely too late for a hard-won Japanese victory at … Continue reading