First Sino-Japanese War

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The First Sino-Japanese War was a conflict between Japan and China over control of Korea, and it originally involved only Japan and China, but during the conclusion of the war – the Treaty of Shimonoseki – Russia, France and Germany formed what is known as the Triple Intervention. In the treaty, Japan was attempting to claim the Liaodong peninsula as a part of the peace, but the Triple Intervention intervened and prevented them from doing so, for fear that a Russian port in the area would be affected.

“Revisionist depiction of Chinese delegation, led by Admiral Ding Ruchang and their foreign advisors, boarding the Japanese vessel to negotiate the surrender with Admiral Itō Sukeyuki after the Battle of Weihaiwei. In reality, Ding had committed suicide after his defeat and never surrendered.”

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