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"My escape from Donington Hall : preceded by an account of the siege of Kiao-Chow in 1915" by Gunther Pluschow.

"My escape from Donington Hall : preceded by an account of the siege of Kiao-Chow in by Gunther Pluschow.

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/

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/

At the Siege of Port Arthur in the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905), Japanese forces mobilized coastal defence guns in order to bombard the town. This tactic influenced the usage of heavy artillery in WWI.

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

For a publicity photograph, the women of Company H, 2d Headquarters Battalion, Henderson Hall, model the various work and dress uniforms worn by women Marines during the course of World War II. From left are PFC Florence Miller, Cpl Lois Koester, Cpl Carol Harding, Sgt Violet Salela, Cpl Grace Steinmetz, Cpl Rose Mazur, and PFC Mary Swiderski.

For a publicity photograph, the women of Company H, Headquarters Battalion, Henderson Hall, model the various work and dress uniforms worn by women Marines during the course of World War II.

Soviet soldiers - Leningrad front

“Two Soviet soldiers in a trench of the Leningrad Front, September, In the foreground a light machinegun

This photo shows the aftermath of the bombs dropped on Pearl Harbor by Japan during world war 2. This was what finally got the U.S to join the fight. Japan ended up surrendering.

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Japan in World War I — The Siege of Tsingtao, Japan, which was quickly growing into an expansionist imperial power wanted those territories.  Throughout much of the war Japanese naval forces clashed with the German military, overruning island outposts and colonies throughout the Pacfic which would form the foundation of Japan’s Pacific island empire.  Such territories included Marianas, Caroline, and Marshall Islands as well as several port cities along the coast of China.

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.

A Japanese siege gun brought up for the bombardment of Tsingtao (Qingdao), China in 1914. One of the detachment is receiving orders by telephone from the battery commander. Tsingtao was then a German port, under attack by the British and their allies, the Japanese. (Illustrated War News, 1914). World War I in Photos: Global Conflict - The Atlantic

World War I in Photos: Global Conflict

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.

WWI: general Kamio, Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese Army at the formal entry of Tsingtao, December, 1914. The Germans had surrendered after a two-month-long blockade and a week-long siege, suffering the loss of 200 men. 4,700 German prisoners were sent to internment camps in Japan, remaining there for nearly six years. (Paul Thompson/New York Times)

World War I in Photos: Global Conflict

General Kamio, Commander-in-Chief of the Japanese Army at the formal entry of Tsing-Tau, December, The use of horses was vital to armies around the world during World War I.

On the march  After the surrender, it didn’t take long for the major atrocities to start, with the execution of 350 to 400 Filipino soldiers. One of the problems may have been that the Japanese simply didn’t know what to do with so many prisoners.   Orders came down that the POWs were to be marched to Balanga. From there they were marched to San Fernando, where they were then crammed into trains and taken to Capas. This was followed by a further nine-mile march to the POW camp.

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

An Indian soldier of the 5th Indian Division stands guard over Japanese POWs outside the former Japanese Imperial Army headquarters in newly liberated Singapore following the Allied liberation of Singapore (Operation Tiderace), which was initiated in coordination with Operation Zipper, the liberation of Malaya. Singapore, British Straits Settlements (now, Republic of Singapore). September 1945.

An Indian soldier of the Indian Division stands guard over Japanese POWs outside the former Japanese Imperial Army headquarters in newly liberated Singapore September

British soldiers share a light, c. 1943

Men of the Long Range Desert Group after returning to headquarters at the end of a desert patrol, Siwa, Libya, 1942 Cecil Beaton's War

How black soldiers helped Britain in First World War | The Voice Online

West Indian troops, assisted by Australian troops, stacking 8 inch shells at a dump on the Gordon Road, Ypres, October (© IWM E(AUS)

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