Strategical importance of our naval stations.

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The Russo-Japanese War (Russian: Ру́сско-япóнская войнá, romanized: Rússko-yapónskaya voyná; Japanese: 日露戦争, romanized: Nichiro sensō; "Japanese-Russian War") was fought during and between the Russian Empire and the Empire of Japan over rival imperial ambitions in Manchuria and Korea.

The major theatres of operations were the Liaodong Peninsula and Location: Manchuria, Yellow Sea, Korean.

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The harbour, now of little commercial or strategic importance, but formerly a celebrated naval station, is sheltered on the west and south-west by the promontory of Mt. 2 The construction varies with the site, obviously with a view to the best use of the ground from a strategic point of view.

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