Japanese annihilate Russian fleet

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During the great naval battle in Tsushima Straits, two thirds of the Russian fleet was sunk and six captured. After this decisive victory by Japan, Russia's hope of regaining naval supremacy was destroyed.

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Editors. "Japanese annihilate Russian fleet". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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