Sino-Japanese War 1894-95: The Phyongyang Campaign
 
 
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Chinese Soldiers Execute a Foolish Plan by Exploding a Bomb Among Tigers, 1895
Also recorded on The Art of Japan web-site as A select group of soldiers against an explosion of tigers.

On a moonlit night, a group of Japanese soldiers and their fearless commander confront a pack of tigers set upon them by their enemy. The scene takes place during the Sino-Japanese War (1894–95) near what is present-day Pyongyang in North Korea. Ferocious as they seem, the tigers would prove no match for the rifles and bayonets aimed at them. The vertical black cartouche at far right contains the full title, which may also be translated "Tigers as Ammunition, a Foolish Scheme of the Qing Army."

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