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Russian Ships In Combat, World War I

A ship on the left side is being shelled there are three other ships in the background
Description: Painting, Gouache on Paper; By Charles Malfroy; 1915; Unframed Dimensions 20H X 33W
Accession #: 70-671-A
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Turkey entered the war on the side of Germany at the end of October 1914 and two days later Russia declared war on Turkey.  The Dardanelles Straits were blocked and mined, bottling up the Russian Black Sea fleet.  For the next two years, the Turkish fleet, aided by Germany, and the Russian fleet, pounded away at each other.

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Wars & Conflicts
  • World War I 1917-1918
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