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I have always been fascinated by this conflict and have an extensive collection of books on the subject back in NZ. I have acquired a couple more since being in Japan.
 
I had long planned armies using Airfix WW1 Brits (for Japanese) and HaT WWI Russians and I recently asked my friends Kyle Tompkins and Annie Miller-Tompkins to paint me up some. 
 
Kyle and Annie are great folks and professional figure painters. If you want some figures painted you can contact them at: rmiller_mail@msn.com

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Airfix WW1 Brits painted as Russo-Japanese War Japanese Infantry

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Airfix WWI Royal Horse Artillery painted as Russo-Japanese War Japanese Artillery

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HaT WWI Russians painted as Russo-Japanese War Russians

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Strelets Crimean War Cossacks painted as Russo-Japanese War Cossacks

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Here is a very useful Russo-Japanese wargaming resource:
 
 
 
Below are some inspirational old pics of the war taken from a turn of the century French magazine:

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Dastardly Japs ambushing a Russian Hospital Train

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Japanese Uniforms

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Japanese Cavalry on a reconaissance mission

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Japanese fail in this attempt to take establish a beach head near Port Arthur

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Japanese assault on a hill overlooking Port Arthur

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Battle of Mukden with piles of Japanese dead at the Ramparts

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Aftermath of Mukden: the Russians defeated.

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Despair after the Battle of Mukden

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To the victors, the spoils.

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Russians hanging Japanese spies (bit gruesome but a nice pic of Russian uniforms)

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Japanese use dogs to hunt elusive Russian

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Photographing Russians on the move in Manchuria

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Cossacks heading to Manchuria via the trans-Siberian railroad

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Cossacks capture Japanese detachment and their commander

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Cossacks protect the Telegraph lines

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Life in the Russian Trenches

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Joint Russian and Japanese escort for a Chinese Diplomat