German Prisoner of War Escapee! Newspaper cutting from July 1915 telling of the only German prisoner in either world war to escape from a British POW camp and make it back to Germany. His escape was just the kind of “Boys Own” tale of bravery and ingenuity that was so admired…by the British! http://www.moirafurnace.org/ http://www.centuryofstories.org.uk/
As seen in the film PORT ARTHUR, At the Siege of Port Arthur in the Russo-Japanese War Japanese forces mobilized coastal defence guns in order to bombard the town. This tactic influenced the usage of heavy artillery in WWI
Japan in World War I — The Siege of Tsingtao, While Japan is notorious among World War II historians and buffs for being one of the Axis Powers, many don’t know that Japan was one of the Allied Powers.
scrapironflotilla: “ A Japanese siege gun brought up for the bombardment of Tsingtao (Qingdao), China in One of the detachment is receiving orders by telephone from the battery commander. Tsingtao was then a German port, under attack by the.
American and Filipino prisoners of war captured by the Japanese are shown at the start of the Death March after the surrender of Bataan on April near Mariveles in the Philippines. Starting from Mariveles on April some American and Fili