Withdrawal of Tsingtau invasion forces in 1914

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Withdrawal of Tsingtau invasion forces in 1914

Post by jerryasher » 10 Jun 2020 17:08

I usually have posted on the Japan at War Board--BUT perhaps here would be more appropriate. The Japanese Forces began to depart Qingdao, perhaps as early as November 15th. I am looking to confirm that the Japanese 18th Infantry Division did begin returning home in November and December 1914 and the return may have continued into January 1915 of other units. Have not ever seen a Chinese description of this German-Japan episode. Have come across but a few references to Chinese, round up of junks on Jiaozhou Bay, pressed into laboring for both Germans and Japanese, building light railway for siege guns, casualties by Japanese artillery fire. Hoping a Chinese source recorded with more precision something. Many thanks in advance.

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Re: Withdrawal of Tsingtau invasion forces in 1914

Post by jamesmith1 » 17 Jun 2020 11:47

great information
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Re: Withdrawal of Tsingtau invasion forces in 1914

Post by jerryasher » 27 Jun 2020 05:25

Many thanks to our member Fontessa, who was able to inform me that the return of the 18th Division began on November 28th, 1914. Our member Taki had been able to assist earlier regarding some of the heavy siege artillery returning home in December 1914. Many thanks to both individuals.

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