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Capturing the Turkish Fortress on Danube as the Decisive Factor in the Victory of Russia in the Russo-Turkish war of 1787-1791

Ivan Tatarinov
Last modified: 2013-05-25


During the Russian-Turkish war of 1787-1791. fortress of Izmail and Kealia were major military bases Turkish army on the Danube. They are reliably protected from the invasion of Russian troops Balkans. Based on the research of predecessors and contemporaries' memoirs in this paper discusses the importance of capturing and Ishmael Kilia in 1790. In addition, examined and identified characteristics of each storm the fortress.