The GermanStamps.net Collection

The GermanStamps.net Collection

Germany & Related Areas, 1872 - 1945

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Kiautschou

WWI POW Mail

Following the Japanese capture of Kiautschou in 1914, over 4,600 German POWs were transported to Japan for internment.  Altogether, there were six camps: Aonogahara, Kurume, Nagoya, Narashino, Ninoshima and Bandō.

The cards shown were sent from Cöln, Germany, to a POW interned in Nagoya.

Set Date(s)

c. 1914 - 1919

WWI POW Mail

Following the Japanese capture of Kiautschou in 1914, over 4,600 German POWs were transported to Japan for internment.  Altogether, there were six camps: Aonogahara, Kurume, Nagoya, Narashino, Ninoshima and Bandō.

The cards shown were sent from Cöln, Germany, to a POW interned in Nagoya.

Set Date(s)

c. 1914 - 1919