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Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship

Yellow Sea 1904–05 · Duel

by Robert Forczyk Author · Howard Gerrard Illustrator

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The first major clash between a European and Asian state in the modern era signalled the beginning of Japan's rise as a major power on the world stage. Watched by the rest of the world's superpowers, this incredibly violent war was disastrous for the Russians who, despite their superior numbers, were defeated by the Japanese underdogs in a spectacular fashion.The key technical elements of firepower, protection, maneuverability and communications for each side are covered in detail and accompanied by first-hand accounts and specially commissioned artwork to explain and illustrate this historically significant duel.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Bloomsbury Publishing
Imprint:
Osprey Publishing
Publication Date:
2013
Series:
Duel

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Robert Forczyk (Author)

Robert Forczyk has a PhD in International Relations and National Security from the University of Maryland and a strong background in European and Asian military history. He retired as a lieutenant colonel from the US Army Reserves having served 18...

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Creators

Illustrator :
Ian Palmer
Illustrator :
Tony Bryan
Illustrator :
Howard Gerrard
Author :
Robert Forczyk
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