Russians crossing the Danube, battle of Simnitza, 26 June 1877, during the Russo-Turkish War

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Russians crossing the Danube, battle of Simnitza, 26 June 1877, during the Russo-Turkish War
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Illustration by William Heysham Overend (1851-1898) from Cassell's Century Edition History of England, pub circa 1901. Info from wiki: The Battle of Simnitza was a battle between the Russians and the Turks fought on June 26, 1877 at Svishtov (Sistova), on the right bank of the Danube in present-day Veliko Tarnovo Province, Bulgaria. The Russians won the battle and occupied Sistova on June 27. The Russians were led by Field Marshal Grand Duke Nicholas.[1]