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Russian Battleship vs Japanese Battleship: Yellow Sea 1904-05 (Duel)

by Robert Forczyk

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Published 2009-02-10
by Osprey Publishing
ISBN: 1846033306

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Russian Battleship vs Japanese BattleshipYellow Sea 1904-05Osprey Publishing ISBN: 9781846033308 Author:Robert ForczykIllustrators: Tony Bryan Howard Gerrard Ian PalmerAbout this bookThe first major clash between a European andAsian state in the modern era signalled the beginning of Japan’s rise as a major power on the worldstage. 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.


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