Today, we’re starting a war! The battle for Manchuria begins as Japan and Russia confront each other on land and at sea for the first time. But will the daring Japanese plan to win the war quickly pay off?
Listen to the episode here.
Drea, Edward. Japan’s Imperial Army: Its Rise and Fall, 1853-1945.
Nish, Ian. The Origins of the Russo-Japanese War.
Nish, Ian. The Russo Japanese War of 1904-05, vol. 1