Truth About Port Arthur. First Edition

By: NOJINE, E. K. LINDSAY, A. B., trans. SWINTON, E. D. (ed.)

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,NOJINE, E. K., Monsieur. The Truth About Port Arthur. Translated and Abridged by Captain A. B. Lindsay. Edited by Major E. D. Swinton, D.S.O. London : John Murray, Albermarle Street, W., 1908. First Edition. Pp (4),v-xxii,1-395,(1),(6,ads), frontispiece (with tissue guard) + 27 plates + colour folding map (at rear). Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, black lettering to yellow panel on front board. The Battle of Port Arthur [2] of 8–9 February 1904 (Monday February 8 – Tuesday February 9) marked the commencement of the Russo-Japanese War. Contents : 1. The bomb-shell. 2. Settling down to it. 3. Developments. 4. Smirnoff arrives. 5. Stossel stays. 6. The work of Japanese mine-layers. 7. News from the north. 8. More blockers. 9. What we did while the enemy were advancing. 10. The navy lose a chance. 11. Preparations on the Kinchou position. 12. The Battle of Kinchou commences. 13. The battle continues. 14. Nangalin railway-station. 15. The last of Dalny. 16. The fate of the fortress. 17. The loss of Kuen-san Hill. 18. TheJune sortie of the fleet. 19. Fortifying our line. 20. The attack on Green Hills. 21. The battle continues. 22. Stossel hoist by his own petard. 23. The lose of Ta-Ku-Shan Hill. 24. The sortie of the fleet on August 10. 25. Our second attack on Ta-Ku-Shan - A flag of truce. 26. Death of Prince Machabelly - Al-round fighting. 27. Stossel disobeys - Progress during August. 28. Awards - Some personal notes. 29. September passes. 30. Mole warfare. 31. Japanese views - General Fock's memorandum on fortress defence. 32. Hints of surrender - More assaults. 33. The fight for 203 Metre Hill. 34. The loss of the hill. 35. A retrospect on the position at sea. 36. A council meeting. 37. Kondratenko's death and some results. 38. The loss of Fort Chi-Kuan-Shan. 39. The sappers - Rewards. 40. The fall of Erh-Lung-Shan and the last council. 41. The fall of Fortification No. 3 - The failure of the defence and medical organizations. 42. The last day but one. 43. The end. Coversedgeworn, rubbed and lightly spotted, foxing to some pages, tear to foldin g map, penned gift inscription, else very good. 40.00

Title: Truth About Port Arthur. First Edition

Author Name: NOJINE, E. K. LINDSAY, A. B., trans. SWINTON, E. D. (ed.)

Categories: 888,

Publisher: John Murray, London, 1908,:

Seller ID: 113368

Keywords: PORT ARTHUR MILITARY CHINA MANCHURIA NAUTICAL NAVAL SIEGE MANCHURIAN CHINESE HISTORY,