Wednesday, June 17, 2015


 March 27, 1904.  The Russo - Japanese War developed out of a rivalry between Russia and Japan for dominance in Korea and Manchuria.  The war began on February 08, 1904, when the main Japanese fleet launched a surprise attack and siege on the Russian naval squadron at Port Arthur. In August and September 1905, President Theodore Roosevelt served as mediator at a peace conference in Portsmouth, N.H. resulting in the Treaty of Portsmouth.
April 03, 1904.  Newspaper cut-outs of Russian and Japanese soldiers and navy ships.  The war started in Feb. of 1904 and the cut-outs started in the newspaper in March of 1904 - current events of that time.

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