How did Russia Lose the Russo-Japanese War? | Animated History

How did Russia lose the Russo-Japanese War?
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militaryhistorynow.com/2015/06/14/world-war-zero-more-incredible-facts-about-the-russo-japanese-war/
trvision.net/detail/video-iWmdsAGgczs.html
www.quora.com/How-did-Japan-defeat-Russia-in-the-Russo-Japanese-War
www.historyextra.com/period/your-60-second-guide-to-the-russo-japanese-war/
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Ilya Alekseevich Shatrov - On The Hills Of Manchuria
Dmitri Shostakovich - Waltz No. 2
Sakura - Japanese Folk Music

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  • Our Patreon: www.patreon.com/armchairhistory Our Twitter: @ArmchairHist Our Discord: discord.gg/Ppb2cUd Thanks for watching! Griff

    The Armchair HistorianThe Armchair Historian2 yıl önce
    • @UglyKoreanshitface most Russian live on the European side of Russia even though most of their lands are asian

      Pay ShekelPay Shekel3 aylar önce
    • It wasn’t rozhestvensky who fired on the British ships it was the other ships who disobeyed orders, there’s one ship named the Kamchatka which was particularly good at this

      Pay ShekelPay Shekel3 aylar önce
    • @UglyKoreanshitface but they're culturally, linguistically, and historically European. Even calling them "technically asians'' is wrong because if you want to play the geography card, the Russians are "technically" transcontinental. Most of the Russian population lives in western European Russia as well. So please, kindly find something better to do than to spout toxicity for your opinion. The Armchair Historian produces excellent content, better than anything you could crap out, so maybe just be quiet next time

      NoaoahNoaoah3 aylar önce
    • I would like to object to your description of rohsezavensky. Though he was known to have a huge temper, it was not this that sparked the dogger bank incident, rather his retarded captains aboard the other ships He hated the fleet he was saddled with who frequently reported enemy contact where there was none, opened fire without his orders and sometimes at each other and all manner of other retardedness. Literally none of this was rohsezsvenskys fault

      Moritami KamikaraMoritami Kamikara10 aylar önce
    • ​@vann tedd If ya didn't WATCH the video, he said he was focused on the war aspect; not so much the economic or diplomatic. Thus, almost everything you have said about this video is invalid because that wasn't the focus of the video; the video's focus was on how Japan won against the Russian troops in battles, not if it achieved its goals or not.

      Lando 530Lando 530Yıl önce
  • I was hoping my subscription would make one million

    White HatWhite Hat7 gün önce
  • teacher: how russia lost from japanese war girls: idk boys:

    El RisitasEl Risitas9 gün önce
  • Good short summary of the Russo-Japanese War but a longer presentation is needed to really understand what the war was about and how it was conducted. Thanks

    ThinmanThinman15 gün önce
  • 5:30 "On the Hills of Manchuria" by Ilya Alekseevich Shatrov. Good sense of music and humor!

    RabblerouserRabblerouser16 gün önce
  • the scale of the maps ur using is just wrong plz use the correct ones

    مرتضى ستارمرتضى ستار18 gün önce
  • #russky aggressive initiatives always has to be cut in the beginning!

    Gennady JosanGennady Josan20 gün önce
  • Soo where is the Ainu Gold??

    Max Manuel Mickly MiruMax Manuel Mickly Miru23 gün önce
  • Samurai Commanders... Man to think it wasn't even that long between the transition from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan and they still have veteran samurais to still lead armies.

    JBXyoojJBXyooj25 gün önce
  • Just the fact that many of the “sailors” in the Russian fleet were serfs who had never seen the ocean, let alone a large ship, let you know how things would go. And as per other comments, check out this and other great videos on this amazing fiasco.

    VidalionVidalionAylar önce
  • Japan started a war with a surprise attack, wow what a shock!!🤔☺

    Jeff ByrerJeff ByrerAylar önce
  • Any one who has play world of warships knows this defeat is fake news

    J MortonJ MortonAylar önce
  • Japan had the power of god and anime on their side.

    Gameboy RimGameboy RimAylar önce
  • you didn't include any territory won or lost, come on...no explanation of the outcome.

    MR1shankMR1shankAylar önce
    • This was about how Russia lost the war, not a general recap of the Russo-Japanese War

      Peruvian PotatoPeruvian PotatoAylar önce
  • *Россия проиграла , потому что в России был германобалтийский царизм и подавление русского и других коренных народов германонедорусской элитой .*

    Kot BayunKot BayunAylar önce
  • Hard to argue that Russia wasn't defeated. Both the Russians and Japanese at the time certainly saw it that way.

    PatavinityPatavinityAylar önce
  • This war gave a funny proverbial phrase to the greek language, used in cases of "couch coaches", that is people who know nothing more about warfare or a sport than being an observer or a spectator, thinking they are suited to give advice to professionals: An Athens newspaper had a title during the war "Kuropatkin! Further to the right!" giving advice to the - granted, not very successful as later proved - Russian General on where to place his troops. And that was before the battle. The fact that in those years news from the war took days to reach Greece only adds to hilariousness and audacity of the title.

    George GiannakopoulosGeorge GiannakopoulosAylar önce
  • "The Japanese had the Type 30 Arisaka rifle, which was superior in most regards to the Mosin-Nagant at the time" No Just . . . No

    Shovely JoeShovely JoeAylar önce
    • ​@Tanker'schreck . _ . You right You right

      Shovely JoeShovely JoeAylar önce
    • trvision.net/detail/video-nqmkRZOIlfY.html

      Tanker'schreckTanker'schreckAylar önce
  • Read the book "Port Arthur" .

    Димитър АпостоловДимитър АпостоловAylar önce
  • We didn't lose

    kapran03 GMkapran03 GMAylar önce
  • The most important thing that the author did not say is that the Japanese army and Navy were created by great Britain. The Japanese Navy was built in English shipyards on English loans. Japanese naval officers were trained by British officers. The Russo-Japanese war of 1904-1905 was a war between great Britain and the Russian Empire. Great Britain did not want to fight Russia openly and created Japan as a serious military force. Japan has won in the not Tsushima and not at Port Arthur and Mukden. British agents with huge British money started a war of sabotage on the territory of the Russian Empire known as the revolution of 1905 - 1907. Emperor Nicholas II was afraid of the revolution and agreed to make peace with Japan, ceding the Japanese fortress of Port Arthur (leased by Russia at China) and half of Sakhalin island. This is very small. But Japan had no choice. She could not continue the war. After the battle of Mukden, Japan could no longer advance. She ran out of reserves. Russia has constantly increased its forces by the TRANS-Siberian railway. If Emperor Nicholas II had continued the war, he would have destroyed the Japanese land army and won. But the fool got cold feet.

    Александр ИвановАлександр ИвановAylar önce
  • Because Samurai is badass.

    Pashtun KutcherPashtun KutcherAylar önce
  • Crazy how far your channel has come. I always look foward to your new videos

    dylan mullendylan mullenAylar önce
  • Logistics? No wonder, the Russians were using HO gauge Snap Track to transport their supplies!

    mshotz1mshotz1Aylar önce
  • Good question

    japanese empirejapanese empire2 aylar önce
  • It's Rozhdestvenski ...u'r welcome.

    Serik AralbayevSerik Aralbayev2 aylar önce
  • It has more to do with Jacob Schiff than anything else.

    David JacobsDavid Jacobs2 aylar önce
  • Negotiating the treaty earned TR the Nobel Peace Prize.

    eric venetoeric veneto2 aylar önce
  • back then, Russia was stuck in the age of single shot muskets. despite they already had repeating rifles.

    L0L02 aylar önce
  • hate to point this out, but at tsushima, in battleships, the russians had 8 modern and 3 older coastal ones, whereas the japanese had 4 modern ones. in support vessels the japanese held the edge of about 2-1, not exactly a huge advantage, as history often shows. but in the initial, and decivsive as to manuevering phase, the battleship's big guns were the most important asset. here the japanese edge in training and better maintained ships was the determining factor. the role of the big guns in this battle confirmed the ideas of british admiral fisher's plans for the dreadnought and navies all over the world were changed as a result of this battle.

    ken mazochken mazoch2 aylar önce
  • Russian army loves winters. Why not it is Russia's most dependable ally.

    Amrendra SinghAmrendra Singh2 aylar önce
  • やべぇ 日本人がいない

    あらあらふしぎあらあらふしぎ2 aylar önce
  • Girls: I can't believe boys didn't cry in TItanic. Do boys have any emotion? Have boys ever cried? Boys:

    Let's TravelLet's Travel2 aylar önce
  • Drachinfel tells the whole comedian-tragic story about the Russian Pacific squadron on his channel.

    Walter TaljaardWalter Taljaard2 aylar önce
  • The readiness and discipline Japan had in that war, lead to the demoralization of the Russian people's morale, created more hatred towards the Czar and lead to the Bolshevik revolution, Russian soldiers were literally called back home during WW1 cause of the chaos the Bolsheviks were causing. This war also lead to Japan becoming a world power and it's success in ww2.

    Damyan SandovalDamyan Sandoval2 aylar önce
  • Russians after the battle of Tsushima: "Must have been the wind."

    TheEagleOfLightAndNightTheEagleOfLightAndNight3 aylar önce
  • russia got absolutely steamrolled

    Rose AvaraRose Avara3 aylar önce
  • Banzai!! Hero Togo Heihachiro

    ホタテハマグリホタテハマグリ3 aylar önce
  • Results are clear

    Mr SportyMr Sporty3 aylar önce
  • Japan had better rangefinders in their battlships allowing them to open fire at the unheard rage(at that time) of 9000 yards Russians were only good up to 6000 yards

    Doug WilliamsDoug Williams3 aylar önce
  • Suggest you watch Drachinifel's video for a thoroughly and accurately researched recount of the Russian Pacific squadron.

    Tory BrunoTory Bruno3 aylar önce
  • This was where Roosevelt earned his Noble Peace Prize.

    Mike FranklinMike Franklin3 aylar önce
  • Your artists are incredible

    Jace BeleranJace Beleran4 aylar önce
  • Random question, but why is Russia considered a Western Superpower in this video when culturally they're eastern European and Central Asian culturally?

    Gabriel GarciaGabriel Garcia4 aylar önce
  • No mentioning about the Japanese navy crossing the T??? Doh.

    trijezdcitrijezdci4 aylar önce
  • Ok commander but indecisive? Sounds like a bad cimmander

    MCMC4 aylar önce
  • Japan 1940: Banzaii!! Japan 2011: Senpai~

    WeeabuTakuu 。WeeabuTakuu 。4 aylar önce
    • Congratulations! This is the 89288391928484902858 times someone made that joke! Proceed to choose your prize: A. A new horse to beat! B: New jokes (We all know you won't choose this one) C: Have a magic spell type this joke in every single video relating about Imperial Japan

      軍艦キモオタ軍艦キモオタ4 aylar önce
  • THE ONLY REASON THEY LOST WAS THAT PUTIN WASN'T THERE TO LEAD HIS(OUR) COMRADES

    Usha AthulUsha Athul4 aylar önce
  • It was the hordes of invisible Japanese torpedo boats shadowing the Russian Second Pacific Fleet all the way from the Baltic to the Indian Ocean. #Kamchatka

    CiboriumCiborium4 aylar önce
  • White supremacy is a myth sold to idiots in the western world.

    Michaelson SarmientoMichaelson Sarmiento5 aylar önce
    • Well during the soviet-japanese war the soviets won but at least they didn't make racist propaganda ( why would they when they had a chinese ally )

      bogdanbogdan4 aylar önce
  • Rozhestvensky did not fire on the British trawlers. That was down to many of hist incompetent captains who would fire on anything. Even when there was nothing there.

    Big BlueBig Blue5 aylar önce
  • Japan was heavily building up its military since the Meiji Era began, whereas it looks like Russia was struggling to do so. And further, internal conflicts divided Russia's forces. That's a good part of what I took away from this.

    Gene Ricky ShawGene Ricky Shaw5 aylar önce
  • Justwatch oversimplify know the answer

    Selleneus ISelleneus I5 aylar önce
  • Apart from Rosisvenski's description I'd say a good video. Drachinifel has a great spair of videos on the 2nd pacific squadron.

    oli faxoli fax5 aylar önce
  • Thanks for the content you upload, I usually love the content, but in any case just don't "relativise" or attempt to rewrite history, because I'd really love to understand what do you mean by "I hesitate to make the claim that Russia was defeated"(???). That was so biased... Russia was most definitely defeated. What you say is like saying that "the USA wasn't defeated in Vietnam" or that "Germany wasn't defeated in WW1" and so on...in other words, it's a disfavor to history.

    Daniel EscovedoDaniel Escovedo5 aylar önce
  • Japan should have invaded Russia But why didn't they invade Russia

    Sun UnionSun Union5 aylar önce
    • Too big. Russia covers about 17 percent of the landmass. You need a lot of man power to fully invade Russia. It wasn‘t worth it for Japan .

      May love PrevailMay love Prevail4 aylar önce
  • How dare he insult motherland we must stand up comrades bulra Jk

    Abdulazziz AlTuwaijriAbdulazziz AlTuwaijri5 aylar önce
  • “Oh don’t worry we’ll be back” **Returns to battlefield with more tanks than men and wipes out an entire Japanese army*

    De PlaaggeestDe Plaaggeest5 aylar önce
    • YES COMRADE

      Lee RuanLee RuanAylar önce
  • the arisaka is much better rifle then the mosin in my opinion i own both and id rather have arisaka then mosin. id also rather have the hotchkiss gun. dont have to worry about luggin the water around. one less thing that can go wrong.

    ezzz42ezzz425 aylar önce
  • Ironic that a japanese general studied in england relevance to war expertise

    Michael FloresMichael Flores5 aylar önce
  • Talking very fast and use a lot of useless words to make video a tautology

    Jeyhun Aliyev, writer and painterJeyhun Aliyev, writer and painter5 aylar önce
  • U S A ended world war 2 against japan.russia lost

    Jose MalaveJose Malave5 aylar önce
  • Please tell about Battles of Khalkhin Gol if you started covering Russian-Japanese wars. It's forgotten part of world history. My grandfather fought at this war.

    ManstrikManstrik5 aylar önce
  • All empires declined no matter how strong it is.

    Techapit SornlumTechapit Sornlum5 aylar önce
  • Everything is good If end is good ;

    Kartik SinghKartik Singh5 aylar önce
  • Main reasons of Russia's defeat in that war: 1. Manchuria is too far from Centre of Russia, it was only 1 rail road to supply russian troops and fleet from central Russia and way took too much time. By the other side it was close to Japan so japanese troops had much better supply, were more mobile and had the initiative. 2. There were a lot of japanese agents and spies in Port Atrhur. Japanese also paid money and maid their agents some of commanders and officers from Russian army who weren't ethnical russians. So japanese knows a lot about russian troops and fleet. And japanese agents helped Japan to win the war. 3. If speak about Tsushima battle, russian fleet was tired after long way from Baltic see. Russian admiral Rojdestvensky made some tactical mistakes due to them russiam ships had weak positions during the battle. And russian shells had technical problems: they didn't explode when reached japanese ships in Tsushima battle.

    Андрей ААндрей А6 aylar önce
  • Very brave samurai navel power of at that time. Ridding sun.

    sampath jayathilakasampath jayathilaka6 aylar önce
  • Japan taught the Russians good lesson. As an Asian, I am proud of Japan.

    C ChenC Chen6 aylar önce
  • In Russia, we have a phrase: " What is the cause of all Russias's problems? Fools and roads." As you can see this was true even in this war.

    ABCZ ZCABCZ ZC6 aylar önce
    • I've always admired how self aware Russian people are.

      Jack ParkerJack Parker2 aylar önce
  • America: forces Japan to open its country and Westernizes them (which angers the traditional native people) Japan: Westernizes and modernizes their country and army and becomes a threat to America in the Pacific Manifest Destiny but it's backfired

    q0qckyq0qcky6 aylar önce
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