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The War Some Historians Call ‘World War Zero’

How the Russo-Japanese War elevated Japan and demoralized Russia

From loki11 on Public Domain

The Russo-Japanese War from 1904 to 1905 is not the most well-known war today, but it set the stage for failing morale in Russia, rising imperialism in Japan, and arguably World War I as well. Above all, it was the first time an Asian nation defeated a European one in war, and is…

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