Kiten, Count Nogi - Encyclopedia

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KITEN NOGI, Count (1849-), Japanese general, was born in Choshu. He commanded a brigade at the battle of Kinchow (1894) and the subsequent capture of Port Arthur from the Chinese; but the most memorable events of his career were the siege of Port Arthur by the third army corps of Japan under his command in the Russo-Japanese War (1904-5), and the great flanking march made by the same army in the battle of Mukden.

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