TR's 1905 Treaty of Portsmouth

De Santis, Marc G.
October 2014
MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History;Autumn2014, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p18
The article discusses the role of then-U.S. president Theodore Roosevelt in brokering the international agreement known as the Treaty of Portsmouth that was signed by the governments of Russia and Japan on September 5, 1905, in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The article describes the Russo-Japanese War, Japanese foreign minister Baron Jutaro Komura and ambassador Kogoro Takahira, and Russian Baron Roman von Rosen and Count Sergei Witte.


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