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Item ID: 223391  
  

China Russo-Japanese War Port Arthur Battle Scene Japan Artist 1905 Old Postcard

Vintage Old Colour Art Drawn Postcard. China Chinese, Manchuria, Manchukuo. Port Arthur, Russo-Japanese War, Port Arthur. Harbour. Warships Battleships Military Vessels. Battle Scene. Soldiers. Postally Used in 1905 with Great Britain King Edward 7th 1/2d stamp, tied Paddington W.

Sent from: Paddington W.
Addressed to: North Willesden
Stamp: GB KE7 1/2d
Condition: Used
Background: Port Arthur, on the Liaotung peninsula in the south of Russian-occupied Manchuria, had been fortified into a major naval base by the Russians. The Japanese needed to control the sea in order to fight a war on the Asian mainland, so their first military objective was to neutralize the Russian fleet at Port Arthur. On the night of February 8, 1904, the Japanese fleet under Admiral Heihachiro Togo opened the war with a surprise torpedo attack on the Russian ships at Port Arthur, badly damaging two Russian battleships. Lüshunkou (旅顺口), or Lüshun Port, is a southernmost district of Dalian City of the People's Republic of China. Surrounded by ocean on three sides, this strategic seaport was called Port Arthur during the Russian Occupation and Ryojun during the Japanese

Price:£14.99€19.49US$20.54

China Russo-Japanese War Port Arthur Battle Scene Japan Artist 1905 Old Postcard


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