In 1855, the French attacked the Russian port of Kinburn with the first ironclads since 16th-century Korea's warships

Bewley, Geoffrey
December 2000
Military History;Dec2000, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p26
Focuses on the French ironclad warships used during the Crimean War. Background on the attacks made by French batteries at the Russian ports in 1855; Damages caused by the attacks of the French batteries; Details on the peace treaty signed in Pari son March 30, 1856.


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