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88 Violatfons of Red

88 Violatfons of Red Cross Rules. i. A large hospital had been erected west of Metz and the Red Cross flag upon it was plainly visible from a great distance. The head of this hospital was Professor Dr. Seiser, a surgeon who had brought along his valuable instruments from Erlangen. Hundreds of wounded men had been brought to the hospital, among them many who were seriously wounded. As the French advanced toward this place they opened a merciless fire upon the hospital, in spite of the Red Cross flag (August 28, 1914). . .. The French occupied the village and were thrown back after a few days. A terrible scene was revealed to the doctors and nurses. The whole hospital was nothing but a mass of ruins and ashes, in which all the seriously-wounded men had met their death and the entire equipment had been destroyed. ("Frankfurter Kurier.") • 2. The "Berliner Tageblatt" reports as follows from Strassburg in Elsass under the date of August 25th: In the hospital at Metz the Landwehrman Christofl, Lancecorporal Hain, and Bruno Lehmann, testified in a protocol that French soldiers had penetrated into a German field hospital on the evening of August 25th and stabbed the staff-surgeon to death. Many of the wounded sought to flee with the help of the Sanitary Corps, but were pursued by the Frenchmen and murdered along with the medical helpers. The hospital went up in flames. 3. The following has the sanction of official publication: Béthencourt, September 10th. Two automobiles with wounded men and flying the Red Cross flag were attacked in the woods of Domaniale by a French Cyclist Division in charge of an officer. The wounded and the drivers were butchered and then robbed. Only two of the men escaped, wounded. They reported these facts to the staff physician of their battalion, who communicated them to the Sanitary Corps at Condreville on the 9th of September. 4. In a session of the Baden Red Cross Society on the 5th of October the Chairman, General Limburger, reported, that the transport train of wounded which had been attacked near Valenciennes in September had, consisted of seven members of a Baden division of the Red Cross. These Red Cross men had not only been killed, but maltreated in the most horrible manner.

Violations of Red Cross Rules. 89 5. The diary of a Medical Corps Sergeant hailing from Greifswald, and a member of a Pommeranian field hospital, from which facts are quoted in the "Frankfurter Zeitung," (No. 314) fully confirms the official presentations,—though a few established instances will suffice: 6. Following the investigation made upon the report of a Landwehr Infantry Regiment to its superior officers regarding the attack upon the hospital in Aelbecke, 8 kilometres northeast of Tourcoing, the following official communication has been made : "On Sunday, the nth of October, between 1 and 2 o'clock in the afternoon, 18 to 20 Belgian cyclists appeared in Aelbecke under command of an officer. They forced their way into the hospital, which had been turned into a field "lazarett," and which bore the emblem of the Geneva Convention. They discharged several shots—some five or six—in the two wards in which lay some 40 seriously-wounded and a few lightly-wounded men. A sergeant of the Medical Corps who happened to be in one of the wards was drawn through a window and shot upon the street, despite the fact that he bore the armlet with the red cross. An armoured motor-car had accompanied the cyclists. The inhabitants did not take part in this attack These details have just been reported to me by sergeant-majors Grallinger and Engel of the 2nd Regiment of Heavy Cavalry, as well as by the Uhlans Pfeiffer and Schneider of the 2nd Bavarian Uhlan Regiment both of whom were lightly-wounded and had left the hospital at dark in order to call German troops to the scene." 7. During the beginning of September the following communication appeared in the press: "During the fighting in Upper Elsass, a medical train consisting of some 50 men, most of them from Munich, which was attached to a munition transport was attacked in the neighborhood of Markirch and surrounded on the 27—28 th of August." According to the statements of individual sanitary officials who were able to escape, the pursuing infantry were able to rescue one or two of the wagons of the train. The majority of the Medical Corps Men and the physicians were captured by the French.

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