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Title: Changing of the Japanese guard

Description: Changing of the Japanese guard at the Oyama barracks before the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905); the war resulted from a long-standing aggressive policy of Russian Czar Nicholas II (Nikolay Alexandrovich Romanov; May 18, 1868-July 17, 1918) in the Far East that led to friction with Japanese Emperor Mutsuhito (AKA: The Meiji Emperor or The Mikado; November 3, 1852-July 30, 1912); Japanese Fleet Admiral Heihachiro Togo (Togo Heihachiro; January 27, 1848-May 30, 1934) sent torpedo boats to attack the Russian fleet at Port Arthur, Manchuria, Imperial Russia's stronghold on the Yellow Sea, on February 8-9, 1904, and also Russian ships across Korea Bay at Chemulpo Harbor, and war was declared two days later; Japan won several battles before U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt (October 27, 1858-January 6, 1919) mediated truce talks; Russia ceded to Japan the Liaodong Peninsula and the southern half of Sakhalin; Japan gained further interests in Korea and annexed the former kingdom in 1910; Russia and Japan promised to evacuate Manchuria in favor of China; two Japanese movies tell about the war: Emperor Meiji and the Great Russo-Japanese War (1957), and Battle of Japan Sea (1969); the demise of the czar and his family is told in Nicholas and Alexandra (1971 UK films);

Category: Russo-Japanese War

Keywords: films, Imperial Japan, Imperial Russia, Japan, Japanese Imperial Army, Japanese Empire, Japanese soldiers, Korea, Liaodong Peninsula, Manchuria, Manchurian Campaign (1904-1905), Motion pictures, movies, Mukden, Oyama, Port Arthur, Manchuria, Russia, Russian Empire, Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), Yellow River, Yellow Sea, 1900s.

Orientation: Panorama

Dimensions: 2700 x 1088 (2.94 MPixels) (2.48)

Print Size: 22.9 x 9.2 cm; 9.0 x 3.6 inches

File Size: 8.43 MB (8,844,716 Bytes)

Resolution: 300 x 300 dpi

Color Depth: 16.7 million (24 BitsPerPixel)

Compression: None

Image Number: 0000038037

Source: Jay Robert Nash Collection

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