EBOOK READ (The Russo Japanese War 1904 1905) ê Geoffrey Jukes
Declared war It was unlikely Russia were going to attack Japan and so Japan reuired diplomatic skill to keep the support of the UK and USA Wars in the Far East are rarely known about of the UK and USA Wars in the Far East are rarely known about talked about outside academic or wargaming circles but Jukes manages to clearly and concisely explain the major movements and battles of this short war which could have been seen as a precursor to the First World War and certainly didn t help the Tsar with his troubles at homeThe Japanese did remarkably well at sea but whilst being victorious on land did lose Many Soldiers In Attempts soldiers in attempts take Port Athur As often with this series the brief review of the end of the conlict and it s impact on the countries involved and those further afield is as interesting as the main book itself Good overview of a war that had conseuences for both Russia and Japan I had previously read a book about Tsushima so I was aware of many of the problems faced by the Russians but this book added to my knowledge about the land fighting as well I really appreciate the fine maps that are included So many books ignore these vital assets to their stories Typical war book plenty of information about the conflict between Russia and Japan details about issues and problems faced well detailed book would be useful for students of History at College or University Or just for people interested in Military history I like it did not know allot about this conflict until I read the book well written easy to read the story format was clear and not complicated no editorial errors Good war book So as with all Osprey books it has a limited amount of coverage of the actual events but this one is much better than most So much so
That While I Was while I was it I looked up the author and found that I had read a number of books by him mostly from the original Ballantine World in Conflict series And they were books that I remember being impressed with For a uick overview of this early introduction of the Japanese on the world stage this is a great book for that Still limited by the format so no better than a three. Sprey Guide To series is a reworking of the popular Essential Histories series now available as non illustrated eBooks at a fantastic low price The maps and text remain the same giving a strong historical overview of some of the most important conflicts and theatres of war from the ancient world through to modern times. ,
Download The Russo Japanese War 1904 1905Happened and the events leading up to the war the battles the political and military leaders involved the mutinies and why they political and military leaders involved the mutinies and why they For an OspreyEssential Histories book it did what it set out to do summarize the war in less than 100 pages It had the maps and the photos the strategies of the generals and whether they were successful or notWhat I really liked about this book was the impact the war had on the military strategy and thinking of the First World War The military observers from the major powers who accompanied both belligerents arrived to conclusions fatal for hundreds of thousands of soldiers ten ears later To them Japan won the
war because they had the right attitude and the better spirit Attackbecause they had the right attitude and the better spirit Attack Attack With that kind of attitude The Piper in the Wind you ll beat everyone Unfortunately there s a little to it than that especially whenou send a company of men into a full frontal attack and they have barbed wire trenches and machine guns obstructing their charge up the hill or across the field You failed That s because The Proposal you had the wrong attitude You need to try harderou need discipline Meanwhile we ll use cavalry to outflank our enemies That works when Prey your enemies have thin lines but whenour enemies are heavily concentrated everywhere as they were in the western front ten ears later then that strategy doesn t work alsoThis war led to overconfidence of the generals and the slaughter of the common soldier Unfortunately businesses today use the same strategy You re company is not doing so well Your workers are failing at their tasks Why it s their attitude They lack discipline They need to go out there and attack Attack Attack This has numerous editing errors and is sometimes inaccurate but is overall not the worst thing I ve seen A clear and concise military history of the Russo Japanese war I especially liked the details on troop numbers and analysis of soft factors like morale and public support At the turn of the 20th Century the Japanese were concerned about the ownership of Port Arthur in China by Russia and launched an initally un. Rthur on the Liaoyang Peninsula in 1904 and the war that followed saw Japan win major battles against Russia This book explains the background and outbreak of the war then follows the course of the fighting at Yalu River Sha ho and finally Mukden the largest battle anywhere in the world before the First World War The I bought this book online being under the impression that it was a book as opposed to a Cliff Notes version of the Russo Japanese War so I was kind of disappointed when it arrived in the mail It was better than nothing but it provides the briefest of overviews of the war This is essentially a lengthy magszine article This book provides enough detail for it to not
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Typical Osprey Style OffersOsprey style offers concise overview of the key whos and whens This book provides a nice overview of this conflict which changed the dynamic between European powers and Asian powers and put Japan on the road to being the most confrontational Asian power of the first half of the 20th Century The book focuses a bit on the army rather than the navy but there is than enough of the Battle of Tsushima for one to grasp its absolute significance That s how books on war should be written I especially liked how they included simple but comprehensible maps to every major military encounter mentioned One of the maps was enclosed few pages later then it should have been but all the others were exactly at their correct place which is worthy of praisenot all military history books pay attention to such detailsworse not all even include mapsHowever the best thing about this book does not exclude the novice You don t need to know literally anything about the actors the political context or the military tech of the era to understand everything written and enjoy reading it In this regard the author has done a superb job Of course if ou ARE familiar with all these things so much the better Mind however that there aren t any photos So If You Want To Have A Look At General if Batman: Arkham Asylum - A Serious House on Serious Earth you want to have a look at general s face or ifou are interested how the fortifications at port Arthur looked from first person s perspective etc Once is Never Enough you ll just have to google it The subject matter wasn t that interesting but Geoffrey Jukes conclusions made me realize that this book is important for those wanting to read on the First World War aka The Great War Jukes discussed the war why it. The Russo Japanese war saw the first defeat of a major European imperialist power by an Asian country When Japanese and Russian expansionist interests collided over Manchuria and Korea the Tsar assumed Japan would never dare to fight However afterears of planning Japan launched a surprise attack on the Russian Port .