Confidential. The Russo-Japanese War. Reports From Officers Attached to the Japanese Forces in the Field. Five Volumes in Ten Parts.

By: General Staff, War Office.

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five volumes in ten parts as issued, title on spine and front board of eachûvolume, original embossed red cloth (heavy set).ûVol I (Revised Edition), 1906, two parts as issued. Text vol, xxv + 420pp, 7ûplates in text, text illus. Plate vol, 44 folding plates (plate 1 removedûsee note), many heightened in colour.ûVol II, 1905, two parts as issued. Text vol, 5 + x + 568pp, text illus.ûPlate vol, 48 folding plates, many heightened in colour.ûVol III, 1905, two parts as issued. Text vol, x + 627pp, folding plate, textûillus. Plate vol, 32 folding plates, many heightened in colour.ûVol IV, 1906, two parts as issued. Text vol, xxiv + 528pp, 21 plates (5ûfolding), 12 illus, text illus. Plate vol, 24 folding plates, manyûheightened in colour.ûVol V, 1906, two parts as issued. Text vol not present. Plate vol, 23ûfolding plates, many heightened in colour. Note: These reports are published by the courtesy of the Imperial JapaneseûGovernment on the distinct understanding that the information contained inûthem shall not be publicly referred to or quoted, nor circulated by theûselected officers to whom they are issued.ûOfficers who receive them will use their discretion in communicating theûcontents to the officers under their command, but will be held responsibleûthat such information is imparted with due caution and reserve.ûPreface to Revised Edition: Additional information and maps, which haveûbeen received since the publication of the original volume, have now madeûit possible to give most of the place names in their correct Chinese form;ûthe spelling of them had been made uniform throughout the text and maps.ûIn the course of editing it has been found necessary to add certainûfootnotes; these are distinguished from the footnotes of the writers ofûthe reports by being without initials. Maj-Gen J.M. Grierson, Director ofûMilitary Operations.ûNote on Vol I: Confidential Volume No. 027 261 - 227356.ûOperations of First Japanese Army to the Battle of the Yalu; OperationsûOperations of the Second and Fourth Japanese Armies, to the Battle ofûLiao-Yang; Operations of the First Japanese Army from the Battle of Yalu,û1st May 1904, up to the Battle of Liao-Yang; Reports on MiscellaneousûMatters; Reports on the Various Arms; Port Arthur; Appendices; Index.ûNote. One plate is missing from the plates volume and there is aûcontemporary hand written note stating "Plate 1 lost and reported toûC-in-C, November, 1913."ûNote on Vol II: Confidential Volume No. 027 185. Contents: Siege of PortûArthur; Battle of Sha Ho; Further Reports on Earlier Operations; Reportsûon Various Branches of the Service; Reports on Warlike Stores, Equipment,ûetc; Embarkations and Disembarkations.ûNote on Vol III: Confidential Volume N0. 027 233. Contents; Situation atûthe Beginning of 1905, and Battle of Hei-Kou-Tai; The Battle of Mukden;ûTactics and Organization; Medical and Sanitary.ûNote on Vol IV: Confidential Number No. 027 269. Contents: Operations;ûMiscellaneous.ûNote on Vol V: The text volume is not present.

Title: Confidential. The Russo-Japanese War. Reports From Officers Attached to the Japanese Forces in the Field. Five Volumes in Ten Parts.

Author Name: General Staff, War Office.

Categories: Battles,

Publisher: 1905-06,

kg: 1.00 kg

Seller ID: 10662