See also: Hindu—German Conspiracy. The most significant military action was the careful and well-executed Siege of Tsingtao in what is now China, but smaller actions were also fought at Bita Paka and Toma in German New Guinea. All other German and Austrian possessions in Asia and the Pacific fell without bloodshed. Naval warfare was common; all of the colonial powers had naval squadrons stationed in the Indian or Pacific Oceans. These fleets operated by supporting the invasions of German held territories and by destroying the East Asia Squadron.
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Others claim the war began on July 7, , when the Japanese Empire invaded China. Japan was attacked by Chinese troops while carrying out military training—they didn't warn the Chinese they would be shooting gunpowder rounds at the bridge that led to Beijing. This amplified already tense relations in the region, leading to an all-out declaration of war. In July of that year, the Japanese launched their first assault with the Battle of Beijing at Tianjin, before marching to the Battle of Shanghai on August The Japanese won huge victories and claimed both cities for Japan, but they suffered heavy losses in the process.
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The French Armenian community is, by far, the largest in the European Union   and the third largest in the world. Although the first Armenians settled in France in the Middle Ages, like most of the Armenian diaspora , the Armenian community in France was established by survivors of the Armenian Genocide of Others came through the second half of the 20th century, fleeing political and economic instability in the Middle Eastern countries Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Egypt and Iran and, more recently, from Armenia. Armenians have a long history of settlement in France. In , an Armenian bishop named Simon is recorded to have met Gregory of Tours in the city of Tours.