SIEGE OF PETROPAVLO­VSK

History of War - - CRIMEAN WAR -

An An­glo-french fleet re­ceives or­ders to op­er­ate against Rus­sian cruis­ers in the Pa­cific Ocean. They at­tack the largest Rus­sian set­tle­ment on the Pa­cific coast at Petropavlo­vsk on the Kam­chatka Penin­sula. The Al­lies bom­bard the port but a land­ing force is re­pulsed by the Rus­sians.

Petropavlo­vsk is by far the most east­ern en­gage­ment fought dur­ing the Crimean War 1-4 SEPTEM­BER 1854

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