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  Battle of Nanshan
The losses in the battle of Nanshan were: Russians, 850; Japanese, 4324.
The battle does not prove that frontal attack against a fortified position is impossible, yet it was to the menace on the flank that the Russians actually yielded.
With regard to the tactics of the battle, the great value machine guns in the defensive is to be remarked, and also the fact that the Japanese artillery, although they specially sought to do so, did not locate and silence them.
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 Russo-Japanese War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A series of indecisive naval engagements followed, in which the Japanese were unable to attack the Russian fleet successfully under the land guns of the harbor and the Russians declined to leave the harbor for the open seas, especially after the death of Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov on April 13.
On May 1, the Battle of the Yalu River, in which Japanese troops stormed a Russian position after an unopposed crossing of the river, was the first major land battle of the war.
These battles, including the Battle of Nanshan on May 25, were marked by heavy Japanese losses attacking entrenched Russian positions, but the Russians remained passive and failed to counterattack.
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 Russo-Japanese War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A series of indecisive naval engagements followed, in which Admiral Togo was unable to attack the Russian fleet successfully as it was protected by the shore batteries of the harbor, and the Russians had declined to leave the harbor for the open seas, especially after the death of Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov on 13 April.
These battles, including the Battle of Nanshan on 25 May, were marked by heavy Japanese losses from attacking entrenched Russian positions, but the Russians maintained their focus on defending, and did not counterattack.
Mikasa was the Japanese flagship of Admiral Togo at the Battle of Tsushima in 1905, and is preserved as a memorial in Yokosuka, Japan.
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  Russo-Japanese War article - Russo-Japanese War 1904 1905 imperialist Russia Japan Manchuria Korea More detailed - ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On May 1, the Battle of the Yalu River, in which Japanese troops stormed a Russian position after an unopposed crossing of the river, was the first major land battle of the war.
These battles, including the Battle of Nanshan on May 25, were marked by heavy Japanese losses attacking entrenched Russian positions, but the Russians remained passive and failed to counterattack.
In August, the Russian fleet attempted to break out from Port Arthur and proceed to Vladivostok, but they were intercepted and defeated at the Battle of the Yellow Sea, and the remnant remained in Port Arthur, where they were slowly sunk by the artillery of the besieging army.
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 OSCN Found Document:U S v. DEWEY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Nanshan, and the Zafiro, a vessel in the same situation, were held not entitled to share in any of the prize property; and the hostile fleet was held to have been of inferior force to the vessels making the capture.
By the intervener, in holding that the Nanshan (and with her the Zafiro) was not entitled to share in the prize property.
It is agreed that the decision as to the Nanshan determines the case of the Zafiro.
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 The Army-Navy Game
The firmly entrenched Russians managed to fend off initial assaults against the Nanshan position and inflicted heavy losses on the advancing Japanese, who encountered the deadly effect of the machine gun for the first time.
Troops from the 1st and 3rd Divisions breached the obstacles along the Nanshan position with the 4th Division in hot pursuit of the retreating Russians.
The vicious, bloody fighting at the Battle of Nanshan cost the Russians nearly 1,400 dead and wounded.
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 Battle of Kuningtou at AllExperts
The Battle of Kuningtou (古寧頭之役) was a battle fought over Quemoy (Kinmen) in the Taiwan Strait during the Chinese Civil War in 1949.
Due to its defeat, the Battle of Kuningtou was not widely publicized in the PRC until recently with the publication of articles within the PLA examining reasons for its failure.
The battle is seen as being highly significant in Taiwan as it laid the foundation for the current status quo between mainland China and Taiwan.
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 Nanshan
In Chinese, Nanshan means “south mountain” and refers to a small group of mountains in Kwangtung Province.
Nanshan was launched in 1896 by Grangemouth Dockyard Co., Grangemouth, Scotland, for merchant service as a collier in the Far East; purchased at Hong Kong 6 April 1898 from Frank Smythe; and placed in service the same day, Capt. E.
Placed out of service at Mare Island 31 March 1914 for repairs, Nanshan was placed in full commission 1 August 1914 with her first Navy crew.
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 Russo-Japanese War Summary
A series of indecisive naval engagements followed, in which the Admiral Togo was unable to attack the Russian fleet successfully under the land guns of the harbor and the Russians declined to leave the harbor for the open seas, especially after the death of Admiral Stepan Osipovich Makarov on 13 April.
On 1 May 1904, the Battle of the Yalu River, in which Japanese troops stormed a Russian position after an unopposed crossing of the river, was the first major land battle of the war.
These battles, including the Battle of Nanshan on 25 May, were marked by heavy Japanese losses attacking entrenched Russian positions, but the Russians remained passive and failed to counterattack.
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 Nanshan and Zafiro
She was with the squadron during the Battle of Manila Bay/Cavite, but, as a collier, was not engaged.
During the battle, NANSHAN joined ZAFIRO under the protection of the lightly armed McCULLOCH in an unfrequented portion of Manila Bay.
During the attack on the battle for the city of Manila on August 13, 1898, the ZAFIRO served as the flagship of General Merritt, the commander of the U.S. Army's forces in the Philippines at that time.
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 In Many Meter Mile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The design, intended to be built in Chicago, was to have included 528 stories, with a gross area of 18.
Battle of Nanshan - The Battle of Nanshan was one of many vicious land battles of the Russo-Japanese War.
Tacoma Narrows Bridge - The Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a mile-long (1600 meter) suspension bridge with a main span of 2800 foot (850 m) (the third-largest in the world when it was first built) that carries Washington State Route 16 across the Tacoma Narrows of Puget Sound from Tacoma to Gig Harbor, Washington.
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 List of battles 1901-2000 - Iridis Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
1915 Battle of Afiun-Kara-Hissar - Turkish assimilation of Armenians
1942 Battle of Dieppe August 19 - "Operation Jubilee" was an Allied attack on the German occupied port of Dieppe in France.
1944 Battle of Peleliu September 17 - A fight to capture an airstrip on a speck of coral in the western Pacific.
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 Civilization Fanatics' Forums - Battle of Nanshan: Precursor of the Future?
The battle does not prove that frontal attack against a fortified position is impossible, yet it was to the menace on the flank that the Russians actually yielded.
With regard to the tactics of the battle, the great value machine guns in the defensive is to be remarked, and also the fact that the Japanese artillery, although they specially sought to do so, did not locate and silence them.
What stands out also about this battle also IMO is that this is the only battle where the Japanese were stymied and fell back on the Samurai attitude and attacked with bushido spirit.
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 Russo-Japanese War
Zarubayev, who had used only about half his forces in the battle, nevertheless retired in the night, fearing to be cut off by a descent of the approaching 4th Army on Haicheng, and well content to have broken the spell of defeat.
In his orders for the battle around his stronghold there is no word of counter-attack, and his central mass, the special weapon of the commander-in-chief, he gave over to Bilderlirig and to Zarubayev to strengthen the defence in their respective sections or posted for the protection of his line of retreat.
The battle of Sandepu (Heikoutai), fought in a terrible snowstorm on the 26th and 27th of January 1905, came near to being a great Russian victory.
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 Manila Bay
Sending the NANSHAN, ZAFIRO under protection of the HUGH McCULLOCH to a safer location in the bay, the Americans headed directly for Manila, where they expected the Spanish warships to be.
It was later noted in the American press as an example of the nonchalance the Americans exhibited in the battle by stopping in the middle for a bite to eat, while still within range of the enemy's guns in their fortifications.
The stress of the battle and the excessive heat in his battle station in the OLYMPIA's conning tower (an armored steel cylinder with a slit in it to view the action outside) were too much for him.
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 The Battle of Manila Bay
The Nanshan and Zafiro, as there was no reserve ammunition for either to carry, had been sent, with the McCulloch, into an unfrequented part of the bay in order that they should sustain no injury and that they might not hamper the movements of the fighting-ships.
When we saw that there were only merchantmen at the Manila anchorage, the squadron, led by the flag-ship, gradually changed its course, swinging around on the arc of a large circle leading toward the city and making a kind of countermarch, as it were, until headed in the direction of Cavite.
The Spanish line of battle was formed by the Reina Cristina (flag), Castilla, Don Juan de Austria, Don Antonio de Ulloa, Isla de Luzon, Isla de Cuba, and Marques del Duero.
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 Battle of Tsushima, 1905.
There was no idea of concentrating every effective ship for an immediate battle but on the contrary, the scheme involved a dangerous dispersion of force, which would favour the plans of a resolute antagonist, who was fighting for life.
The Fuji was struck on the forward bridge by a shell from the batteries which killed her gunnery officer and wounded 4 men, and then exploded in the fore funnel which it shattered, killing another officer and wounding 5 men.
The Adzuma had her battle flag shot away; the Iwate was hit in her stern battery and had 10 wounded.
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 List of Japanese battles - free-definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The following is a list of Japanese battles, organised by date.
Battles of Kawanakajima ( 1553, 1555, 1557, 1561, 1564)
Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands ( 1942)
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 Articles - Russo-Japanese War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A series of indecisive naval engagements followed, in which the Japanese were unable to attack the Russian fleet successfully under the land guns of the harbor and the Russians declined to leave the harbor for the open seas, especially after the death of Admiral Makarov on April 13.
The duration of the journey meant that Admiral Togo was well aware of the Baltic Fleet 's progress, and he made plans to meet it before it could reach port at Vladivostok.
Ultimately, this led to, perhaps, the worst major decision made during the course of the war—the deployment and destruction of the Baltic fleet at the Battle of Tsushima in late May 1905.
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 Exploring Chinese History :: Politics :: Conflict and War :: Russian Empire
The Japanese Third Army under General Maresuke Nogi landed on the eastern coast of Korea, and the Fourth Army under General Michitsura Nodzu landed at Gushan (Kushan) on the Manchurian coast.
Between August 25 and September 4, the Battle of Liaoyang was fought.
The battle practically ended hostilities on land, but Japan still faced the threat of Russian naval power.
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 List of battles 1901-2000 - - Source of Knowledge | Free Web-based Encyclopedia/Journals
It is soon to become the descisive battle of the war, and a Republican defeat.
1941 Battle of Singapore December 10 - Japanese torpedo craft sunk HMS Prince of Wales and HMS Repulse.
1972 Battle of Mirbat July 19 - British SAS forces defeat Communist rebels during an attempted coup of Oman.
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 Larry Hoffman Maps - WarChron
Battle of Mukden - 19 February - 1 May 1904
Battle of the Yalu - April - May 1904
Battle of Liaoyang - 26 August - 4 September 1904
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Later I had an opportunity of visiting the Military Academy for Cadets at Tokyo; arrangements for my doing so having being kindly made by Lieutenant Shimidzou, one of the instructors, who had been wounded at the battle of Nanshan and had spent some time in Shibuya hospital.
I was much struck by the attention paid to health, the rooms for study being large and airy, with long windows wide open on each side.
The age of the scholars varied from fourteen to twenty, and the majority appeared to be somewhat taller than ordinary Japanese, and well set up and finely developed lads.
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 Portsmouth Peace Treaty, 1905-2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
After the battle of Nanshan, the Japanese began a long siege of Port Arthur that was marked by several very costly assaults.
Some 560,000 troops fought a two-month battle, the largest confrontation of the war.
The battle of Mukden, the largest of the war, resulted in another Japanese victory and drove the Russians from Manchuria.
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 USS Nanshan
Nanshan was launched in 1896 by Grangemouth Dockyard Co., Grangemouth, Seotland, for merchant service as a collier in the Far East; purchased at Hong Kong 6 April 1898 from Frank Smythe; and placed in service the same day Capt. E.
Aside from a brief period out of service at Cavite Navy Yard for upkeep 29 March 1906 through 1 February 1907, Nanshan served in the Far East until 10 May 1913, when she roturned to San Francisco to coal ships along the coasts of California, Mexico, and South America.
SuppIy missions ranging from Alaska to Hawaii continued untl1 1 February 1918, when she sailed for Hampton Roads, Va., via the Panama Canal.
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 Russo-Japanese War - China-related Topics RU-RZ - China-Related Topics
A series of indecisive naval engagements followed, in which the Japanese were unable to attack the Russian fleet successfully under the land guns of the harbor and the Russians declined to leave the harbor for the open seas, especially after the death of Admiral Stepan Osipovich MakarovMakarov on April 13.
On May 1, the Battle of Yalu River (1904)Battle of the Yalu River, in which Japanese troops stormed a Russian position after an unopposed crossing of the river, was the first major land battle of the war.
He intercepted them in the Tsushima Strait between Korea and Japan, and in the Battle of Tsushima, May 27-May 2828, 1905, the more modern Japanese fleet, numerically inferior but with superior speed and firing range, shelled the Russian fleet mercilessly, destroying all eight of their battleships.
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 Portsmouth Peace Treaty, 1905-2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Japanese landed another army just north of Port Arthur and again defeated the Russians at Nanshan on May 26, 1904, effectively cutting off Port Arthur from any reinforcements.
The Russians retreated northward to their stronghold at Liao-Yang, where from August 26 until September 4, the armies fought one of the largest battles of modern times prior to World War I. Over 350,000 men battled, with nearly 40,000 killed and wounded.
The bloody battle raged for ten days, but ended in a draw with both sides exhausted.
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 Core...Taking On Russia
The battle zone overlapped with that of the earlier war, centering on Manchuria and surrounding seas (there was little actual fighting in Korea itself, although armies were deployed there).
Until the end of World War Two, the anniversary of the Battle of Mukden was celebrated as Army Day (March 10) in Japan, and the anniversary of the Battle of Tsushima as Navy Day (May 27).
Ornately titled “In the Battle of Nanshan Our Troops Took Advantage of a Violent Thunderstorm and Charged the Enemy,” this panoramic scene bristles with searchlights, explosions, and streaks of lightning—conveying a sense of both the vastness of the Manchurian landscape and the titanic nature of the struggle against Russia.
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 Russo-Japanese War information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Because strategically the possession of the city meant little, the final victory was dependent on the navy.
Mikasa, the most powerful battleship of her time, was the Japanese flagship at the Battle of Tsushima in 1905.
It should be noted, however, that the first naval battle of this war (and possibly the war itself) does not accurately reflect the military prowess of either Russia or Japan as compared to each other.
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