Author Results for Andrew Choong Han Lin

Book Review:- ‘Tsushima, Japan’s Trafalgar: The voyage of the condemned fleet to the Straits of Korea’ by P. Thorn

By Andrew Choong Han Lin

The year 2022 seems to have been a very good one for books relating to the battle of Tsushima. This reviewer had the pleasure of reviewing Rotem Kowner’s excellent if compact treatment of the subject a few months ago, and having the opportunity to do the same for Phil Thorne’s imposing work on the same […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Pacific
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics

Book Review: ‘Tsushima’ by R. Kowner

By Andrew Choong Han Lin

It is often said that good things come in small packages, and in the case of Tsushima by Professor Rotem Kowner this is the literal truth. The battle of Tsushima, fought on 27 May 1905 was the last great naval battle of the Russo-Japanese War. It saw the final defeat of Russia’s efforts to reverse […] Read More

Filed under: Twentieth Century | Pacific
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics | Strategy & Diplomacy

Book Review-‘The Battle of Tsushima’ by P. Carradice,

By Andrew Choong Han Lin

This book aims to offer a fresh perspective on the famous naval battle which took place between the Imperial Japanese Navy and the Imperial Russian Navy in May 1905. However, for various reasons the book falls short of this goal and unfortunately adds little, if anything, to the existing body of published literature on the […] Read More

Filed under: Other (Twentieth C) | Other (location)
Subjects include: Battles & Tactics