By Rotem Kowner

Each struggle leaves an imprint in historical past, yet few have had the sort of pervasive influence in such a lot of respects because the Russo-Japanese conflict of 1904-1905. Politically, it fatally weakened the Russian Empire whereas permitting Japan to stick to extra harmful paths. Diplomatically, it shook the ability stability in Europe and reshaped it within the kind of coalitions, resulting in global warfare I. in regards to the artwork of struggle, it emphasised using trench battle and computing device weapons on land and the deployment of battleships and using torpedoes at sea. but, regardless of its value on the time, it has turn into a great deal a forgotten conflict. The A to Z of the Russo-Japanese battle offers massive breadth and intensity of insurance according to eastern, Russian, and Western assets. The breadth is comprehensive via a wide-ranging creation, a close chronology and an in depth bibliography. The intensity is available in the masses of entries on army and political leaders, significant battles and lesser encounters, strategies and method in addition to the weaponry and naturally the reasons and results. the result's the 1st significant reference paintings at the Russo-Japanese warfare in English and the biggest in any language.

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