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WHO ARE THE HUNS?

WHO ARE THE HUNS?

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152 Slaughter of Prisoners. oath declared that on the 19th of September, 1914, he was wounded in the neck by a rifle-bullet during the fighting at Rheims and brought back to England to the Millbank Hospital, Rochester Road, London. He stayed there from his arrival on the 20th of September 1914 until the 25th of September 1914, and was then transferred to the Caterham Hospital, Surrey, England. The witness said further that during his stay in Millbank Hospital, he saw wounded German soldiers, and that there were at least 8 cases of mutilation among these wounded men. These were the following: 3 had both eyes put out, 3 had lost their tongues, and 2 their ears. The witness further stated that the above-named 8 persons also bore other wounds, which they had apparently received in' battle, and that 4 of the mutilated men had told him that they had been mutilated by English soldiers. "During my stay in Millbank Hospital I was with Thomas Perry of my regiment, who also saw the cases of which I speak." (Signed) Robert F. Meyer. Signed and sworn in my presence this day, the 14th of December, 1914. (Signed.) D. C. Douglas, Notary Public. 2. On the 26th of December the 22-year old musketeer, Anton Raabe, of the 171st Infantry Regiment, died after suffering terrible agonies, in a Munich Hospital to which he had been brought on the 1st of September. Raabe, who came from Thuringia, was wounded at Lunéville on the 25th of August. His wound (a shrapnel bullet in the thigh) was not in itself mortal, but the barbarous treatment which the unfortunate man had undergone at the hands of French soldiery, had 4 months later, in spite of the most skilful and painstaking nursing and doctoring, led to his death. His comrades, obliged to retreat before the enemy's superior numbers, and unable to take him with them, had laid Raabe under a tree, after he had been wounded in the open field, so that he might have some protection from the pouring rain. Here, towards evening, he was found by French soldiers, who tore the uniform, stiff with the blood from his wound, off his body, and robbed him of his pocket-book. In answer to his plea for water, one of

Compulsory Treason. 153 the Frenchmen poured the contents of a field water-bottle over his face. They then dragged the unfortunate man for some distance over the rain-soaked field, and left him lying helpless. Raabe lay the whole night in the pouring rain in a dirty puddle, his serious wound without any bandage. The German Medical Corps found him in this condition on the following morning, and took him to the field-ambulance, from whence he was sent some days later in a hospital train to Munich. IV. Compulsion to Commit Treason. There is not a single basic rule of the existing law of nations, not a single usage of war sanctified by time, which has not been outraged by the soldiery, and in especial by the officers of the Triple Entente armies. Article 44 of the Rules and Regulations of War by Land forbids the belligerents to force the population of occupied territory to give information with respect to the army of the other belligerent or of his means of defence. This, as is selfunderstood, is still more applicable to prisoners of war and most of all to captured officers. Articles 4, 6, etc., absolutely forbid the threatening of a war prisoner with death should he refuse to betray his army. Any opposite course would constitute an act of great inhumanity. If one is not permitted to compel a prisoner to perform "tasks" which have "connection with the operations of war," (Article 6) it is to be conceived that a still stricter prohibition would be placed upon any attempt to make him break his oath and commit treason against his own army! It is impossible to imagine a more shameful or a more insulting act towards the enemy, in fact the whole hostile army, than the insinuation of betrayal of one's own comrades. It is unthinkable among all honorable antagonists. According to a report of the "Echo de Paris," dated August 28, even this shame was not spared to German officers. This monstrous attempt is described in that sheet, as follows: "The German officer was led before General X. "Lieutenant, your word of honor that you will not attempt to escape!" He abruptly refused.

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