Conquest of Central Asia and the Far East (1800s)
defeated Persia and acquired parts of Armenia.
defeated the Ottoman Turks. Related to the Greek
War of Independence.
Poland rebelled and was crushed. Inspired by
France, the Ottoman Empire and Sardinia against
War Research Society
--Provides information on membership and publications as well
as resources about the war.
--Archive of materials relating to the Crimean War, including
19th century documents and accounts as well as modern original
articles, essays, and commentaries.
Fenton Crimean War Photographs
of materials at the Library of Congress. Includes a description
of the war, profile of Fenton, and gallery of his
Crimean War --Hyperlinked
article devoted to the 1854-6 war fought between Russia and an
alliance of the United Kingdom, France, the Ottoman Empire, and
and the Crimean War 1854-55 --Briefly
describes the shelling of the fortress of the city by an
Anglo-French naval force in 1855.
Web: The Crimean War
--Offers extensive resources on the war including background
articles, contemporary accounts, and biographies of notable
and Glory: The Crimean War --Offers
sections on the causes of the war, chronology, the war at sea,
major battles, biographies, accounts, and more.
Polish Revolution (1863-1864)-Poland
rebels waged a mostly guerrilla war. Rebellion
by Turkish problems with Slavic Balkan states. Treaty of San
Stefano guaranteed independence from Turkey for Serbia,
Montenegro, Rumania and autonomy for Bulgaria. Russia received
land in the Caucasus region.
Russo-Turkish War Timeline (1877-1878)
Britain, France, Germany, Russia, the United States, Japan, Italy,
and Austria-Hungary against "Boxer" rebels in China as well as
against the Chinese government. Gave Russia an opportunity to
occupy Manchuria, which led in part to the
soundly defeated by Japan.
War Research Society--Contains
research and documentation of the 1904-1905 war. Includes
pictures, biographies, documents, and maps.
of Portsmouth of 1905
--Diplomatic agreement that ended the Russo-Japanese
of the Russo-Japanese War
--Traces the performance of the Russian navy in the war,
especially at Port Arthur and Tsushima.
War Ramblings --Examines
the technologies used by the Russian and Japanese navies during
their 1904-1905 war.
--Chronological overview of the war. Includes photos and
Revolution of 1905 (1905-1906)-Popular
uprising against the Czarist government. Harshly suppressed by the
Revolution of 1905
- Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Revolution of 1905
Trotsky: 1905: Table of Contents
Trotsky's first hand account of the Russian Revolution of
RUSSIAN REVOLUTION OF 1905
--Causes of 1905 Revolution
Intervention in Persian Revolution of
Czarist Russia intervened in the Persian Revolution that overthrew
the Shah of Persia. Russia sent troops into Persia (Iran) several
times in support of the Shah and his forces.
War I (1914-1918)-Last
war of the Czarist Russian Empire prior to the Bolshevik
Links and Sources:
Conrad's 19th Century Russian Military History Page
--Translations of various memoirs, articles, and documents
relating to the Russian army of the 19th century.
Map of the Russian Empire From
Part of Russia in Europe
--Historical map from the early 19th century.
New York: Facts On File Publications. 1999.
Dupuy, R. Ernest and
Trevor N. Dupey. The
Harper Encyclopedia of Military History: From 3500 B.C. to the
New York, New York: Harper & Row. 1993.