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1916 Excerpt: ...the enemies wounded; (2) his sworn deposition is
ambiguous in its correction of his first newspaper account so far
as concerns most of the wounded he said at first were massacred. He
swears he "did not see firing by our people" (geschossen worden
ist) on helpless Frenchmen. He had written in his newspaper article
that only men with sensitive souls shot the French wounded. He said
the bulk of them were killed by butts and bayonets. Was he
cross-examined on this point? (3) a commissioned officer of the
German Army certified the correctness of this account of the
actions of his men and authorized its publication in a newspaper.
Were the writer, the indorser, and the publisher of this article
under the title " A Day of Honor for Our Regiment" put on trial for
an offense against the honor of the German Army? The official reply
gives no sign of any indignation in the matter. Let us take still
another case of investigation by the German military authorities of
the relation to the exigencies of warfare of the principle that the
"only true humanity very often lies in the ruthless application of
certain severities incident to war." Professor Bedier in the work
already quoted cites the deposition of a French Captain of the
288th Regiment of Infantry. The reader is asked not to jump to the
conclusion that I am abandoning my purpose to use none but German
testimony about German principles and deeds because I quote this
French deposition. I quote it only in order to show the German
comment upon it which follows. The deposition of the French officer
reads: "The evening of the 22d I learned of the presence in the
woods--at 150 meters to the north of the square formed by the
meeting of the great trench of Calonne with the road of
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