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This History Podcast is about the Siege of Tsingtao when the German Empire and Empire of Japan fight during WW1 in Asia. It is followed by a discussion between Justin and Craig.
➡️ When WW1 broke out in Europe, Britain requests assistance from the Empire of Japan to help defeat the German Empire. This led the Japanese to siege Tsingtao in Shandong province.
➡️ The German defenders of Tsingtao would fight gallantly against the Japanese Imperial Army. This episode will cover the entire Siege of Tsingtao, from the naval battles, land battles and air battles. This episode will also cover the incredible story of German pilot Gunther Plüschow and how he participated in the Siege of Tsingtao.
➡️ Come learn about how Japan entered WW1 and how it affected China. What was the fate of the German POW's after the Siege of Tsingtao? How and why did WW1 affect Asia in general?
➡️ This video is one of a four part series for WW1 in Asia.