After this attempt to use armored cruisers as ships of the first line look like a desire to prove that two and two make five. So, quietly disappeared from the scene of one of the war cruiser - Russian-Japanese. Russian-Japanese showdown The story of the Russian-Japanese war, it would be desirable to start with a revolutionary proposal. Maybe enough to cling to the old style of dating events? After all, is not tired of the back of the "true" date in parenthesis put "not ours." The whole world knows that the battle in the Yellow Sea took place August 10, 1904, and only in Russia argue that the battle took place in shantung 28 July of the same year. But such a change would avoid much confusion, because nowhere else Julian style is not being used. Of course, Patriarch Alexy II has declared the Gregorian calendar "diabolical invention, contrived to ruin true Christians", but in fact we live, we do not care for him. So small peccadillo dating the events of the distant past, we are likely to forgive.