What was the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905)?

Introduction The Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan fought the Russo-Japanese War (Russian: Ру́сско-япóнская войнá, romanized: Rússko-yapónskaya voyná; Japanese: 日露戦争, romanised: Nichiro sensō, “Japanese-Russian War”) between 08 February 1904 and 05 September 1905 over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea. The major theatres of military operations were the Liaodong Peninsula and Mukden in… Read More