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  Battle of Port Arthur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1904 Battle of Port Arthur proved inconclusive and was followed by the extended Siege of Port Arthur, and later in August, the Battle of the Yellow Sea (aka.
The Japanese immediately blockaded the port, establishing a headquarters and homeport in the (South) Korean city of Pusan (Busan), and started a land campaign to invest the city itself that lasted six to seven months concluding with the Siege of Port Arthur.
After the naval battle, the Japanese engaged Russian land forces in a long campaign of minor skirmishes and major land battles (See: Battle of Yalu River, Battle of Darien, Russo-Japanese War), concluding battle near Port Arthur in the horrificly bloody battle called the Siege of Port Arthur.
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 The Battle of Port Arthur
Unaware that the Russian fleet was ready for battle and that some of the forts were manned and ready.
Upon approaching Port Arthur the Japanese came upon Boyarin, which was on patrol.
In the first five minutes of the battle Mikasa was hit by a ricocheting shell, which burst over her, wounding the Chief-Engineer, the Flag-Lieutenant, and five other officers and men, while wrecking the after bridge.
www.russojapanesewar.com /battle-pa.html   (943 words)

 "The Massacre at Port Arthur"
On the occasion of the battle of Port Arthur I was on board the Itsukushima, and accurately observed the fight as carried on both on shore and at sea.
It is true that on the 21st men-of-war and torpedo boats were off the coast of Port Arthur, but for two days, from the evening of the 21st, they were away from the coast, owing to the stress of weather.
Port Arthur was converted into a Japanese base, and for a few weeks events languished, while preparations were made for the attack on Wei-hai-wei.
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 The History of the Russian Navy. The Russo-Japanese War.
On the eve of the Battle of Port Arthur, at the Korean port of Chemulpo, the Japanese had already blockaded the first-rated cruiser Varyag [Viking] and the gunboat Koreyets.
An hour into the battle, on the bridge of the Tsessarevitch, Admiral Vitgeft and two officers of his staff were killed by a 305 mm high-explosive shell, and the Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Nikolay Matusevich, was seriously wounded.
The battles for Vysokaya [High] Mountain, from where the inner roadstead of Port Arthur was clearly visible, were especially brutal.
www.navy.ru /history/hrn10-e.htm   (3340 words)

 Chapter 5, On the Great Highway
At the foot of the valley was the town of Port Arthur, spread about the enclosed harbor and, beyond it, towering up on the sea ridge, were six immense modern forts, powerful masses of masonry, standing alone on separate hilltops, shielded by mighty earthworks, and armed with the heaviest and newest rifles and mortars.
The arsenal in Port Arthur had caught fire and was ripping, roaring, and rattling, vomiting flame and smoke like a volcano, as half an acre of massed shells and cartridges exploded.
Since the battles of Port Arthur and Wei-Hai-Wei, the "Boxer movement" has called the attention of statesmen to the fact that a national sentiment is springing up in China, not because of the imperial government, but in spite of it.
www.cardinalbook.com /creelman/highway/iso8859/chap5.htm   (4300 words)

 Port Arthur - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Port Arthur is the name of some places:
Port Arthur, Ontario, a city in Ontario, Canada, became part of Thunder Bay in 1970.
VIII District, Turku, a district of Turku, Finland, which is also know as Port Arthur.
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 They Knew Not Where They Were Going or Why by Laurence M. Vance
The Russo-Japanese War began on the night of February 8, 1904, with the Battle of Port Arthur, a port on the Liaotung peninsula in Manchuria that served as the primary base for the Russian fleet in the Pacific.
Port Arthur, which took its name from British Royal Navy Lieutenant William C. Arthur, was a strategic seaport coveted by Russian and Japan.
The outcome of the Battle of Port Arthur was inconclusive, but Japan was victorious when the Siege of Port Arthur ended on January 2, 1905.
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 Port Arthur - TheBestLinks.com - Australia, Canada, Ontario, Tasmania, ...
Port Arthur - TheBestLinks.com - Australia, Canada, Ontario, Tasmania,...
Port Arthur, Australia, Canada, Ontario, Tasmania, United States, Province...
Port Arthur was also a city in the Canadian province of Ontario, which was merged with the nearby city of Fort William to form the new city of Thunder Bay.
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 Port Arthur, Texas
Port Arthur, Texas is located on the northwest shore of Lake Sabine, which is just nine miles from the Gulf of Mexico.
Port Arthur Convention and Visitors Bureau sells an area Waters Guide showing many excellent locations to catch more than 25 varieties of freshwater and saltwater fish, along with charts, marina, fuel and services information.
Relics from Battle of Sabine Pass, mortgage note issued by Santa Anna ($500 mortgage bond issued by Mexican general on his personal property to raise funds for his army), and an Edison Talking Machine.
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 No Clear Skies
PORT ARTHUR AND POLLUTION have gone together ever since Texas' First major oil well was discovered in 1901, at the Spindletop derrick just up the road in Beaumont.
All around Port Arthur, clapboard Victorians from a more prosperous era stand in want of paint and shutters, and tall weeds grow in the sidewalks of once-busy downtown avenues.
Port Arthur ranks high in just about every national pollution statistic -- the city and surrounding county are among the top 10 percent for major chemical releases; environmental cancer risk; levels of carcinogens; and levels of toxins that interfere with fetal development.
www.motherjones.com /news/feature/2003/09/ma_496_01.html   (1889 words)

 Port arthur - Port Arthur, Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Port Arthur Caravan and Cabin Park is the ideal location with 4 star facilities for an overnight or extended stay on the Tasman Peninsula.
The staff of the Port Arthur Health Centre are a team of competent health care professionals dedicated to meeting the medical needs of the community.
When he refused to admit to the Port Arthur Massacre at interrogation, They all come to the same conclusion and agree that the Port Arthur massacre was
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 The Army Times Book of Greatland Battles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Beginning with the American Civil War, the battles of Gettysburg and Chickamauga are described, the Battle of Sedan represents the Franco -Prussian War, the Battle of Port Arthur represents the Russo-Japanese War.
The battles of Stalingrad, Battle of the Bulge, and Okinawa highlight the Eastern Front, the European Theater, and the Pacific Theater, respectively.
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu represents the First Indochina War while The Yom Kippur War is covered by the Battles of the Sinai and Golan Heights.
www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil /airchronicles/bookrev/morelock.html   (661 words)

 Port Arthur: Prologue   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Another Japanese attempt to block the seaway was successfully repulsed, and the Russian force strengthened its coastal defences.
In response to the enemy bombardment of Port Arthur from the sea, Makarov prepared the fleet to fight at anchor and also made plans for withdrawing from the harbour.
Admiral Togo established a close sea blockade of Port Arthur and landed the Japanese army on the Kwantung Peninsula.
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 Forgotten Seeds of Prophecy
Only ten years later Japan's military chose Port Arthur as a place to pioneer the tactic of "surprise attack," the backbone of Japan's bombing strike on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941.
Admirers of Japan later concluded Port Arthur was a temporary aberration.
Creelman's reporting from Port Arthur brought international recognition for The World as echoes reverberated in newspapers on both sides of the Atlantic.
www.worldlymind.org /creelarthur.htm   (3473 words)

 Port Royal Expedition, Nov. 1861
After the smarting defeats at Bull Run VA in July, WilsonÕs Creek MO in August and BallsÕ Bluff VA in October, the November expedition to the South Carolina coast was the greatest and most significant blow to restore the Union in 1861.
To date, this was the largest battle fleet the United States had ever assembled and would be a model for future Amphibious Operations in the Pacific 80 years later.
By 2 pm the battle was over with negligible damage to the fleet: 8 men killed and 23 wounded.
www.awod.com /gallery/probono/cwchas/portry.html   (1593 words)

 The History Place - This Month in History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In September of 1905, the Russians agreed to the Treaty of Portsmouth yielding Port Arthur and the Liaodong Peninsula to Japan.
In October of 1066, Harold met the invading army of William the Conqueror at Hastings and died on the field of battle.
During the Battle of Stalingrad, 160,000 Germans were killed and 90,000 taken prisoner, including the commander, Friedrich von Paulus, the first German field marshal ever to surrender.
www.historyplace.com /specials/calendar/january.htm   (7120 words)

 Russo-Japanese War Main Page
He lost one arm during a battle at Port Arthur, but refused to leave the front, asking for a sword and a gun.
He continued fighting, was taken prisoner when Port Arthur fell, was awarded four times with the St. George Order, the highest Russian military award.
Later he emigrated to Palestine and was killed in 1920 in a battle with Arabs.
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 List of battles 1901-2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Battle of Sari Bair August 6 - 29
1915 Battle of Afiun-Kara-Hissar - Turkish assimilation of Armenians
1942 Battle of Stalingrad August 22 - February 2 1943 - City besieged by Paulus' German Sixth Army; from November 23 the Sixth Army is surrounded and destroyed by Russians
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 Pentagram Main Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Images such as this were recreated through official reports of the battle and the creativity of the war artists.
In 1898, Russia assumed a lease of Port Arthur from China, providing Russia with an ice-free port in northeast Asia that was vital for the development of its Siberian economic resources.
At the same time, Japan was looking for foreign markets for their goods and raw materials, and also sought control of the water and territories on the northeast Asian coast as a buffer against perceived Russian military threats.
www.dcmilitary.com /army/pentagram/archives/jun16/pt_n61600.html   (953 words)

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Port Arthur Motiva Refinery Federal Permit Challenged by Local Environmental Justice Group and National Refinery Campaign Press Release (5/18/04) Groups critical of timing of TCEQ annoucementBeaumont Enterprise, (12/11/03)
Port Arthur Refineries and Chemical Plants Sued by Hundreds of Area Pollution Victims
Port Arthur Refinery Neighbors to Protest Premcor Pollution Increase by Contesting Permit to TNRCC
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 Port Arthur News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Overall, the state of Texas may not be doing all it could to stop its residents from smoking, but a pilot program in Port Arthur is considered one of the state's success stories.
However, the Department of State Health Services reports that the anti-tobacco use program in Port Arthur is going strong.
The entire Southeast Texas region receives $5.9 million in annual funds and the DSHS has a $90,000 annual contract with the Port Arthur Health Department for anti-tobacco education and activities.
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 port arthur - OneLook Dictionary Search
Port Arthur : The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
Port Arthur : Columbia Gazetteer of North America [home, info]
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 CNN - Almanac - January 2, 1997
In 1905, in the Russo-Japanese War, the Russians surrendered to the Japanese after the battle of Port Arthur.
In 1915, in World War I, the Turks under Ahmet Pasha were heavily defeated by the Russians at the battle of Sarikamis.
In 1994, more than 70 people were killed and at least 670 injured after two days of blistering factional battles in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
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 Port Arthur News
Investigators say a fire at the home of Port Arthur's mayor on the day Hurricane Rita struck was accidental.
A Port Arthur man charged with the serial capital murder of two elderly women will get his day in court as the Jefferson County grand jury indicts Gary Sinegal for the deaths of Louise Tamplin and Margie...
Port Arthur police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in the parking lot of the Prince Hall Village Apartments, one of the city's housing projects.
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 List of battles 1901-forward
1937 Battle of Nanjing - early November to December 13 - Japanese victory after 2 months siege of the capital of Republic of China.
1942 Battle of Nanos[?] April 18 800 Italian soldiers lay siege 50 Slovene partisans.
1944 Battle of the Hurtgen Forest[?] Begins in October 6 – Volksturm[?] and German tank unit repulses 8 US infantry regiments and two armored divisions in a 6-month battle.
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 The Battle of Port Arthur (February 9, 1904)
The Battle of Port Arthur (February 9, 1904)
Near the Russian port of Port Arthur, Admiral Heihachiro Togo commanded the Japanese fleet.
One of his subordinates, Admiral Shigoto Dewa, who commanded the First Fleet suggested that the Japanese ships attempt to attack the Russian ships, which were anchored under the cover of various land artillery batteries at Port Arthur.
www.battle-fleet.com /pw/his/Battle_Port_Arthur.htm   (809 words)

 The Art of War : CafePress.com
Nothing is lost forever; the pit of despair is but a platform for faith, and a beginning of the art of wisdom.
Sun Tzu’s timeless classic on warfare and strategy is blended with authentic early Twentieth Century drawings depicting the Battle of Port Arthur between the Russians and Japanese in 1901.
Far from being dated Sun Tzu’s work is as valid today as it was written 2,500 years ago, and its wisdom gives insight into the world of economics, business, and politics.
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 February 8 - Biocrawler definition:February 8 - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
1807 - Battle of Eylau - Napoleon defeats Russians under General Benigssen.
1904 - Battle of Port Arthur: A surprise torpedo attack by the Japanese at Port Arthur, China started the Russo-Japanese War.
1943 - World War II: Battle of Guadalcanal - United States forces defeat Japanese troops.
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 Port Arthur land - information and resources
Home is where the hearth is, or where they send the bills.
The Sea Level at Port Arthur Tasmania from 1841 to the Present
Port Arthur Texas Resource Guide City or community of Port Arthur
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