033: The Mountain Where Your Souls Lie

Port Arthur after the surrender. Note the multiple sunken battleships. 203 Hill is at the top left of the picture.
Port Arthur after the surrender. Note the multiple sunken battleships. 203 Hill is at the top left of the picture.

This week, part three of our series on the Russo-Japanese War, covering the Battle of Liaoyang, and the fall of Port Arthur. The Russian Empress, Alexandra, gives birth to a boy, Alexei Nikolayevitch, and the Imperial Family soon learn that he has hemophilia.

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Playlist:

Fanfare

Opening Theme

Night on Bald Mountain
Composed in 1867 by Modest Mussorgsky. Public domain.
Performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra. Public domain recording. Source.

“Shika No Tone”
Traditional. Public domain.
Public domain recording. Source.

Closing Theme

 

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