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  Battle of the Yalu River - Japan & China's Naval Battle
Battle of the Yalu River - Japan and China's Naval Battle
The Yalu River is the border between Korea and China, though the battle was actually fought at the mouth of this river, in the Korea Bay (Yellow Sea).
Prior to the battle with the Japanese, the vessels and armaments of the Chinese fleet were examined and the ships were repainted.
www.japan-101.com /history/battle_of_yalu_river.htm   (1320 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Yalu River
The Yalu River (Chinese) or the Amrok River (Korean), is a river on the border between China and North Korea.
The river is not easily navigable for most of its length: although at its widest it is around 5 km, the depth is no greater than 3 m and much of the river is heavily silted.
The river is important for hydroelectric power, and one of the largest hydroelectric dams in Asia is in Sup'ung Rodongjagu, 100 m high and over 850 m long, located upstream from Sinŭiju, North Korea.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Yalu_River   (453 words)

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 Battle of Yalu River (1904) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It was fought near Wiju (modern village of Uiju, North Korea on the lower reaches of the Yalu River, at the border between Korea and China.
After the success of the Imperial Japanese Navy at the Battle of Chemulpo Bay on 9 February 1904, the way was clear for the Imperial Japanese Army to deploy the 2nd, the 12th, and the Guards Divisions of the Japanese 1st Army, commanded by Major-General Baron Tamemoto Kuroki, into Korea.
By seizing the port of Chinampo (modern Nampo, North Korea)at the mouth of the Taedong River outside of Pyongyang with the spring thaw, the Japanese were able to land the remaining components of the 1st Army by 29 March 1904.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Yalu_River_(1904)   (1482 words)

 Yalu - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Yalu
River forming the northern boundary between North Korea and Jilin and Liaoning provinces in north China; length 790 km/491 mi.
The Yalu was the site of major battles in both the Sino-Japanese (1894) and Russo-Japanese (1904) wars, and was later a line of confrontation in the Korean War (1950–53).
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Yalu   (133 words)

 Yalu River Summary
The Amnok River (in Korean, Amnokkgang), known in Chinese as the Yalu River, is the longest river in Korea and is one of two rivers that form the border between North Korea and China.
The Yalu River, or the Amrok River, is a river on the border between China and North Korea.
The Korean side of the river was heavily industrialized during the Japanese Colonial Period (1910–1945), and by 1945 almost 20% of Japan's total industrial output originated in Korea.
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 The Battle of the Yalu, 17 September 1894
When the battle was over, and lost, Togo swore on the graves of his ancestors that Japan would never again suffer the humiliation of being unable to meet an aggressor at sea, ship for ship, gun for gun.
Offshore, at the mouth of the river, the escorting force of two battleships, nine cruisers, four gunboats and six torpedo boats had anchored, forming a shield to prevent any interference with the landings from seaward.
Interested observers, especially the Europeans, considered the Battle of the Yalu River to have been a victory for the Chinese, for although the Japanese appeared to have won the day they failed to prevent the landing of Chinese troops, which was the primary object of their attack.
www.russojapanesewar.com /yalu1894.html   (4725 words)

 Battle of Yalu River (1894) information - Search.com
Battle of the Yellow Sea), also called simply 'The Battle of Yalu' took place on September 17 1894.
The engagement raged for most of the day, and while not the first engagement of pre-dreadnought technology on a wide scale (the Battle of Foochow in 1884 between the French and Chinese predates this) there were significant lessons for naval observers to consider.
The French-built Matsushima, flagship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, during the battle of the Yalu River
www.search.com /reference/Battle_of_Yalu_River_(1894)   (1456 words)

 The Fight
Although Korea is connected to China along the landward frontier of the Yalu River, the overland routes that followed pitiful roads and caravan trails were next to useless for the dispatch of either reinforcements or supplies.
The outwardly smart-looking, well-painted Chinese fleet presented a stunning, formidable sight as it steamed south from the mouth of the Yalu River.
Both sides fought the Battle of the Yalu River to a standstill and sailors on both sides fought bravely and with all they had to give.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C28/E2803.htm   (5833 words)

The story of the Battle of the Yalu in the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 is interesting and germane to the history of American navies on two counts.
In a battle which lasted five hours, every moment of which was full of interesting incident, and in which single-ship combats were frequent, no officer could spare time from his duties to note all that was going on.
Before the battles at the Yalu and Ping Yang the Chinese equaled the Japanese in their eagerness to fight; but as the result of these battles gave increased courage to the one, in like measure it disheartened the other.
www.navyandmarine.org /ondeck/1894YaluBattle.htm   (7096 words)

 Expanding the Fight
On the night of April 25, soldiers from the Japanese Guards Division captured a pair of small islands in the Yalu River and forced the Russians to abandon their forward observation post.
The true significance of the Battle for the Yalu River was not that Japan had won, but that Russia had lost.
The mission of the 2nd Army was to land on the south coast of Manchuria between Takushan (modern Gushan) and Dairen, cut the communication lines between Port Arthur and the main Russian army and advance along the railway against Liaoyang.
www.koreanhistoryproject.org /Ket/C32/E3204.htm   (2636 words)

 Battle of Yalu River (1894) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The French-built Matsushima, flagship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, during the battle of the Yalu River
Battle of the Yellow Sea), also called simply 'The Battle of Yalu' took place on September 17, 1894.
The engagement raged for most of the day, and while not the first engagement of pre-dreadnought technology on a wide scale (the Battle of Foochow in 1884 between the French and Chinese predates this) there were significant lessons for naval observers to consider.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Battle_of_Yalu_River_(1894)   (1545 words)

 Admiral Ito Sukeyuki
A naval adventurer who saw service from New Orleans to the Yalu River and back over the last half of the 19th Century.
battle yalu river • september 17 1894 • sino-japanese war • japanese fleet • admiral ito sukeyuki
The Battle of the Yalu River took place on September 17, 1894 between the Chinese and Japanese Navies during the Sino-Japanese War.
www.suite101.com /reference/admiral_ito_sukeyuki   (122 words)

 CHAPTER X, South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu
The Kum River is the first large stream south of the Han flowing generally north from its source in the mountains of southwestern Korea.
Enemy troops succeeded in crossing the river at 0400 in front of the gap between C and E Companies on the regimental right and struck the 1st Platoon of C Company for the fourth time that night.
In the battle of the Kum River on 16 July one sees the result of a defending force lacking an adequate reserve to deal with enemy penetrations and flank movement.
www.kmike.com /Appleman/Chapter10.htm   (12229 words)

 ironcladpirate: Battle of Yalu Sino-Japanese War
These weaker ships were at the end of the battle line and were punished severely by the oncoming Chinese fleet.
The battleships were side-by-side in the center with the remaining ships alongside (spreading into a sort of arrowhead shape)--unfortunately the weakest ships were placed on the flanks of the formation and were pounded by the Japanese line as it circled around the Chinese fleet.
It is generally said that the crews of the Chinese ships fought bravely, and were let down by their leadership--one widely reported example being the captain of the protected cruiser Tsi Yuen, who turned his ship around early in the battle and fled for home--ramming another Chinese ship along the way.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Agora/8088/YaluB.html   (764 words)

 Military History Online
The Battle of Tsushima marked the change of the balance of power in the Pacific in the early 20th century.
The land campaign began in earnest then, culminating in a major Japanese victory at the Battle of Mukden, considered by some historians to be the first 'modern' battle; more than 400,000 Japanese and 350,000 Russian troops participated and there were in excess of 200,000 casualties.
On the afternoon of 27 May, 1905, the Russians joined battle deployed in a line running from south-south-west to north-north-east; the Japanese fleet from west-north-east.
www.militaryhistoryonline.com /russojapanese/articles/tsushima.aspx   (1648 words)

 TIMEasia.com | Visions of China: Yalu River | 9/27/99
At noon on Oct. 4, 1950, I was told to leave for Beijing without the slightest delay.
The Party Central Committee was holding a meeting to discuss the dispatch of troops to aid Korea.
At dusk on Oct. 18, I crossed the Yalu River with vanguard units of the Chinese People's Volunteers.
www.time.com /time/asia/magazine/99/0927/yalu_river.html   (428 words)

 Fictitious diorama of the Santiago Battle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
The original plan of Admiral Cervera to engage the American fleet off Santiago de Cuba was to sacrifice his flagship, the armoured cruiser Infanta María Teresa, in trying to disable the American flagship USS Brooklyn.
The plan was likely influenced by the battle of Lissa in 1866 in which the Italian flagship was sunk by ramming.
As a result, the Teresa was crippled before she could inflict any damage on the Brooklyn, though the objective of causing confusion in the American line was attained to some extent.
www.udg.es /fcee/professors/gcoenders/Santiago.htm   (328 words)

 Ship Models   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
I have chosen the USS Olympia (1/232 scale) flagship at the battle of Manila Bay.
I have chosen the Spanish Furor, flagship of Captain Villaamil at the Santiago Battle.
I have chosen the USS Gloucester, (1/130 scale, motorized model) participant at the Santiago Battle and formerly Morgan's yacht Corsair II.
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In the Chinese-Japanese War the battle of the Yalu was the first battle fought between warships of modern make, and, except on paper, neither the men who made them nor the men who fought them knew what the ships could do, or what they might not do.
But in this battle Americans had a special interest, a human, family interest, for the reason that one of the Chinese squadron, which was matched against some of the same vessels of Japan which lately swept those of Russia from the sea, was commanded by a young graduate of the American Naval Academy.
On the memorable 17th of September, 1894, the battle of the Yalu was fought, and so badly were the Chinese vessels hammered that the Chinese navy, for the time being, was wiped out of existence.
www.navyandmarine.org /ondeck/1894YaluBattle_McGiffin.htm   (4573 words)

We were to see more of a field day than a battle, you thought, not counting on the determined resistance of the Russian infantry unassisted.
Such is the concentration of thought and gaze in the development of one particular phase such a spectacle, that you might be missing completely something new and vital to the whole which is passing at the other end of the field.
It was as if the battle had been arranged for him and he had been taken to the best position for seeing its theatrical effects.
www.russojapanesewar.com /palmer-8.html   (3245 words)

 Black Warrior River
It is a tributary of the Tombigbee River.
On 9 December, she set sail for the Korean combat zone where massive intervention on the part of the Chinese communists late in November prevented the two UN forces in northern Korea from meeting and forming a continuous line of defense along the Yalu River and then sent them reeling south.
Berthed with the Columbia River Group, Pacific Reserve Fleet, she was named Black Warrior River on 1 October 1955.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/b6/black-warrior-river-i.htm   (1715 words)

 The Yalu
Indeed, the ROK 3rd division attacked across the 38th parallel up the east coast on September 30, with the ROK 6th division crossing to attack the Iron Triangle of Chorwon, Kumwha and Pyonggang on October 6, and Eighth Army crossing near Kaesong on October 8.
ROK units had reached Chosan on the Yalu river, the border between North Korea and China's Manchuria.
Because of the mountainous terrain, the 124th had left their artillery behind them and joined the battle supported by nothing heavier than 82mm mortars.
www.rt66.com /~korteng/SmallArms/yalu.htm   (1052 words)

 A Loose Bandage
In early May, the Russian and Japanese forces engage in the Battle of the Yalu River.
The battle is a tactical draw but a strategic victory for the Russian fleet, who, due to the selfless acts of the captains and crews of the wounded battleships Tsesarevich and Retvizan who remain behind as a screening force for the rest of the fleet, forces its way of the Yellow Sea.
In the months since the Russian victory in the Battle of the East Sea, the Japanese advance, out of supplies and running out of men, had been pushed back towards the Yalu River by General Kuropatkin’s counterattacking army.
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 Chapter Calloway's Code of Calloway's Code by O. Henry
The little brown men who held the strings of Fate between their fingers were not ready for the readers of the Enterprise to season their breakfast bacon and eggs with the battles of the descendants of the gods.
But soon the column of correspondents that were to go out with the First Army tightened their field-glass belts and went down to the Yalu with Kuroki.
Now, this is no history of the battle of the Yalu River.
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 History of the Combined Fleet- Cruisers
In 1892 was managed to Honolulu to protect the interest of the Japanese subjects before the invasion of the Hawaii by the Americans.
Yamato served during the War against China and fought the Battle of Yalu River.
She was the first ship with rapid fire cannons that fought in a great Battle: Yalu.
candamo.iespana.es /japon/iunihistcruceros.htm   (732 words)

 The Russo-Japanese War Timeline
The battle results in 5000 Russian casualties and 2000 Japanese casualties.
Both hills fall after a massive battle that saw 12 Japanese battalions thrown at the three Russian battalions that attempted to hold the hills.
The battle had cost the Japanese 58,000 casualties and 30,000 sick due to illness.
www.russianwarrior.com /1905_Russojapwar.htm   (1492 words)

 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.
1939 Battle of the River Plate Dec. 13
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.
www.fastload.org /li/List_of_battles_1901-forward.html   (1673 words)

 Battle of Yalu River, 30 April-1st May 1904
Lasting from 30 April to 1st May 1904 the battle of Yalu river was a victory for the Japanese who in defeating the Russian army showed that an Oriental Army could defeat a European one, seriously damaging Russian prestige in the process.
The Yalu river divides Korea from Manchuria and this victory in the Russo-Japanese War allowed Iwao Oyama's forces to cross the river and enter Manchuria.
General Alexei Kuropatkin's orders were to resist the Japanese invasion by using a delaying action which he interpreted as mount a static defense along the Yalu with serious consequences.
www.historyofwar.org /articles/battles_yalu.html   (180 words)

 The Korean War: The Chinese Intervention
The battles along the Ch’ongch’on River were a major defeat for the Eighth Army and a mortal blow to the hopes of MacArthur and others for the reunification of Korea by force of arms.
As the Han River began to freeze solid, refugees braved the treacherous ice to reach the temporary safety of UN lines.
However, the freezing of the river threatened the entire UN position, since the same ice that held refugees could hold Chinese infantry intent on heading off the American withdrawal.
www.army.mil /cmh-pg/brochures/kw-chinter/chinter.htm   (9759 words)

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