A highway connects it with the Yellow river, and it is joined by a railway 280 m. long to Kiaochow.
The only task that fell to their lot on land was that of capturing Kiaochow.
German explorers had examined the coast and had noticed the favorable situation of the harbor of Kiaochow.
Tsingtao and the port of Kiaochow should belong to Japan, as well as the Tainan railway.
Now we come to the events of last November, when Germany suddenly swooped down on Kiaochow.