Port Arthur A Monster Heroism

ページ名:Port Arthur A Monster Heroism

Port Arthur: A Monster Heroism by Richard Barry

CONTENTS

PREFACE
The Siege at a Glance
INTRODUCTORY
The Investment, Siege, and Capture of Port Arthur
CHAPTER I
The City of Silence
CHAPTER II
The Invisible Army
CHAPTER III
Two Pictures of War—A Glance Back
CHAPTER IV
The Japanese Kitchener
CHAPTER V
Camp
CHAPTER VI
203-Meter Hill
CHAPTER VII
A Son of the Soil
CHAPTER VIII
The Bloody Angle
CHAPTER IX
A Battle in the Storm
CHAPTER X
The Cremation of a General
CHAPTER XI
The General’s Pet
CHAPTER XII
Courting Death Under the Forts
CHAPTER XIII
From Kitten to Tiger
CHAPTER XIV
Scientific Fanatics
CHAPTER XV
Japan’s Grand Old Man
CHAPTER XVI
The Cost of Taking Port Arthur
CHAPTER XVII
A Contemporary Epic
CHAPTER XVIII
The New Siege Warfare
EPILOGUE
The Downfall

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

Going into Action. From a Painting by Massanovich. Out from the maize, on a dog trot, springs a battalion, across the terraces, over the stubble, these Scientific Fanatics press on, up the Griddle of Death Frontispiece
Richard Barry and Frederick Villiers. They were mess-mates during the siege. Mr. Villiers, the veteran war artist of seventeen campaigns, was dean of the War Correspondents at Port Arthur. The photograph shows them before their Dalny home
Starting for Port Arthur. Reserve regiment leaving Dalny for the firing line, eighteen miles away
General Baron Nogi, Commander of the Third Imperial Japanese Army, studying the Defenses of Port Arthur in his Manchurian Garden in the Willow Tree Village
General Baron Kodama, Chief of the Japanese Staff, standing on his door step
Bo-o-om! Discharge of the Japanese 11-inch mortar during the Grand Bombardment of October 29th. This gun stood a mile and a half from Port Arthur and is shown firing into the Two Dragon Redoubt. The vibration made a clear photograph impossible
The Hyposcope. Lieutenant Oda looking from 203-Meter Hill through the hyposcope at the Russian fleet in the new harbor at Port Arthur
Orphans. Driven from home by shells which killed their father and mother, these brothers tramped from camp to camp selling eggs
Human Barnacles. Clinging to the bases of the forts, like barnacles to a ship, these sturdy Japanese existed in wretched quarters throughout the summer, autumn and half the winter
Ammunition for the Front
How They Got in. Eighteen miles of these terminal trenches were dug through the plain before the Russian forts
The Last Word. The officer is giving last instructions to his men before the Grand Assault of September 21st. This photograph was taken in the front Parallel, 300 yards from the Cock’s Comb Fort
Preparing for Death. A superstition holds that the Japanese soldier who dies dirty finds no place among the Shinto shades; so, before going into action, every soldier changes his linen, as this one is doing
A map of Port Arthur. Showing the defenses and the direction of the Japanese attack
Home. The shack, 800 yards from the firing line, occupied for three months by the fighting General Oshima, Commander of the Ninth Division
Plunder. Showing Adjutant Hori, Secretary to General Oshima, standing near plunder taken from the captured Turban Fort
In action. Loading a 4.7 gun of the ordinary field artillery during the assault of September 20th
The Osacca Babe. Loading the 11-inch coast defense mortar during the general bombardment of October 29th, two miles from Port Arthur

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