Heroism of a Russian military band, Battle of Yalu River, Russo-Japanese War, 1904. Artist: Unknown
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Heroism of a Russian military band, Battle of Yalu River, Russo-Japanese War, 1904. The Battle of Yalu River, 30th April to 1 May 1904, was the first major land battle during the Russo-Japanese War. It was fought near Wiju (modern village of Uiju, North Korea on the lower reaches of the Yalu River, at the border between Korea and China. The outcome of the battle was a Japanese victory. An illustration from Le Petit Journal, 29th May 1904.