Battle of Te-li-Ssu

Battle of TelissuTe-Li-SsuTokuriji
The Battle of Te-li-ssu, also called Battle of Wafangou''' after the nearby railway station, was a land battle of the Russo-Japanese War.wikipedia
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Second Army (Japan)

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It was fought on 14–15 June 1904 between the Japanese Second Army under General Oku Yasukata and the Russian First Siberian Army Corps under Lieutenant General Georgii Stackelberg.
It fought in most of the major campaigns of the war, including the Battle of Nanshan, Battle of Te-li-Ssu, Battle of Tashihchiao, Battle of Shaho, Battle of Liaoyang, Battle of Sandepu, and Battle of Mukden.

1st Siberian Army Corps

1stFirst Siberian Army CorpsI Siberian Corps
It was fought on 14–15 June 1904 between the Japanese Second Army under General Oku Yasukata and the Russian First Siberian Army Corps under Lieutenant General Georgii Stackelberg.
It took part in the battle of Telissu, the battle of Tashihchiao, the battle of Liaoyang, the battle of Sandepu and the battle of Mukden.

List of battles of the Russo-Japanese War

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The Battle of Te-li-ssu, also called Battle of Wafangou''' after the nearby railway station, was a land battle of the Russo-Japanese War.

Russo-Japanese War

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The Battle of Te-li-ssu, also called Battle of Wafangou''' after the nearby railway station, was a land battle of the Russo-Japanese War.

76 mm divisional gun M1902

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The new Russian Putilov M-1903 field gun was first introduced in this battle, but it was ineffective due to lack of training of the crews and the outdated conceptions of the senior artillery officers.
The gun was used in action for the first time in the Russo-Japanese War at the Battle of Telissu, but proved ineffective due to lack of crew training and the outdated conceptions of the senior artillery

Aleksandr Gerngross

As only about a third of the First East Siberian Rifle Division under Lieutenant General Aleksandr Gerngross committed to the attack, it surprised the Japanese 3rd Division but did not prevail, and soon collapsed in failure.
During the Battle of Te-li-Ssu, his division came under a strong artillery attack from the Imperial Japanese Army, and suffered heavy losses.

Georg von Stackelberg

Georgii Stackelberg
It was fought on 14–15 June 1904 between the Japanese Second Army under General Oku Yasukata and the Russian First Siberian Army Corps under Lieutenant General Georgii Stackelberg.
From April 5, 1904, during the Russo-Japanese War, Stackelberg was commander of the Russian 1st Siberian Army Corps, which played a major role in the Battle of Te-li-Ssu.

Lüshunkou District

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It was fought at a hamlet some 80 mi north of Port Arthur, Manchuria.

Manchuria

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It was fought at a hamlet some 80 mi north of Port Arthur, Manchuria. The Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Russian Army in Manchuria, General Alexei Kuropatkin, disagreed vehemently to this plan, which he felt to be both foolhardy and dangerous, and he preferred to wait in Mukden for the Trans-Siberian Railway to bring him the reinforcements he felt necessary for an offensive.

Wafangdian

Wafangdian CityFu CountyPing Island, Jin County
The hamlet is known today as Delisi, and is located just north of Wafangdian, Liaoning Province, China.

Liaoning

Liaoning ProvinceFengtianFengtian Province
The hamlet is known today as Delisi, and is located just north of Wafangdian, Liaoning Province, China.

China

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The hamlet is known today as Delisi, and is located just north of Wafangdian, Liaoning Province, China.

Oku Yasukata

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It was fought on 14–15 June 1904 between the Japanese Second Army under General Oku Yasukata and the Russian First Siberian Army Corps under Lieutenant General Georgii Stackelberg.

Battle of Nanshan

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After the loss to the Japanese at the Battle of Nanshan, the Russian Viceroy Yevgeni Alekseyev came under extreme political pressure to make a military advance to prevent the complete encirclement of Port Arthur.

Russian Empire

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After the loss to the Japanese at the Battle of Nanshan, the Russian Viceroy Yevgeni Alekseyev came under extreme political pressure to make a military advance to prevent the complete encirclement of Port Arthur.

Viceroy

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After the loss to the Japanese at the Battle of Nanshan, the Russian Viceroy Yevgeni Alekseyev came under extreme political pressure to make a military advance to prevent the complete encirclement of Port Arthur.

Yevgeni Ivanovich Alekseyev

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After the loss to the Japanese at the Battle of Nanshan, the Russian Viceroy Yevgeni Alekseyev came under extreme political pressure to make a military advance to prevent the complete encirclement of Port Arthur.

Imperial Russian Army

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The Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Russian Army in Manchuria, General Alexei Kuropatkin, disagreed vehemently to this plan, which he felt to be both foolhardy and dangerous, and he preferred to wait in Mukden for the Trans-Siberian Railway to bring him the reinforcements he felt necessary for an offensive.

Aleksey Kuropatkin

Alexei KuropatkinKuropatkinAleksei Kuropatkin
The Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Russian Army in Manchuria, General Alexei Kuropatkin, disagreed vehemently to this plan, which he felt to be both foolhardy and dangerous, and he preferred to wait in Mukden for the Trans-Siberian Railway to bring him the reinforcements he felt necessary for an offensive.

Shenyang

MukdenFengtianShenyang, China
The Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Russian Army in Manchuria, General Alexei Kuropatkin, disagreed vehemently to this plan, which he felt to be both foolhardy and dangerous, and he preferred to wait in Mukden for the Trans-Siberian Railway to bring him the reinforcements he felt necessary for an offensive.

Trans-Siberian Railway

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The Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Russian Army in Manchuria, General Alexei Kuropatkin, disagreed vehemently to this plan, which he felt to be both foolhardy and dangerous, and he preferred to wait in Mukden for the Trans-Siberian Railway to bring him the reinforcements he felt necessary for an offensive.

Saint Petersburg

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The two men wound up shouting at each other, and the matter was referred to St. Petersburg for a decision.

Nicholas II of Russia

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The Tsar decided in favor of the Viceroy, and General Kuropatkin was reluctantly forced to mount an offensive from Liaoyang in the general direction of Port Arthur, but it is clear that he had no expectation of reaching that port.

Liaoyang

Eastern CapitalLiaoyang CityYodong
The Tsar decided in favor of the Viceroy, and General Kuropatkin was reluctantly forced to mount an offensive from Liaoyang in the general direction of Port Arthur, but it is clear that he had no expectation of reaching that port.

Infantry

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Lieutenant-General Georgii Stackelberg commanding 27,000 infantry, 2,500 cavalry (under the command of Lieutenant General Simonov) and 98 guns in the First Siberian Corps, was chosen for the mission.