War Information Series

War Information Series

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...Social Democrat: .................................................. 4,250,400 Center Party.................. 1.996, S(D National Liberals.............. 1,662.700 Progressives............................ 1.407.000 German Conservatives.................... 1,126,300 Poles................................... 441,700 Reichsparwi...................................................... 367,200 Alsatians and Lorrainers...., ...................................... 162,000 Diflerent smaller parties, and scattering.............................. 703,50 In answering the statement of the public prosecutor to the eflect that, according to-the complaint of the Minister of War, defendant had by her remark insulted all the ofiicers, non-commissioned officers, and besides, all persons attached to the Prussian army, her attorneys expressed their readiness to prove the correctness of the defendant's statement. They said: ... We do not intend to prove single blows and knocks, but innumerable ones. The examination of this evidence is startling. We may assert that not one per cent of it has ever reached the public or the courts-martial. There is an endless chain of complaints which no one has, so far, heard of. Scarcely a witness will speak of two or three blows only, but it is always the question of a chain of incredible cases of maltreatment stretching over a period varying from a month to several years....--(Vorwdrts, June 30, 1914.)... We have submitted hundreds of decisions of courts-martial from the year 1907 to 1913, in which alone tens of thousands of cases of maltreatment of soldiers have been judicially established....--(Vorwcentsirls, June 30, 1914.) They then proceeded to present the testimony which witnesses, at that time in Berlin, were prepared tshow more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236797485
  • 9781236797483