Germany's Violations of the Laws of War, 1914-15

Germany's Violations of the Laws of War, 1914-15

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Germany's Violations of the Laws of War, 1914-15

Germany's Violations of the Laws of War, 1914-15

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In compiling and publishing the present work, the French Government aims at bringing into full relief the fact with which, above all others, the Powers will have to deal hereafter, when they come to the discussion of the new frontiers and the terms of peace; namely, that as a matter of deliberate and predetermined policy the German Government and the German army have persistently sanctioned the systematic violation of the Geneva and Hague Conventions. It is this all-important fact, herein set forth and proved, which completely justifies the Allies in their proclaimed determination not to sheathe the sword, nor to listen to any proposals of mediation, until the power of German militarism shall have been finally overthrown. It is the object of the French Government, by irrefutable evidence, to bring home this vital fact so forcibly to the public conscience of neutral States that they, in common with the Allies, may realize that there can never be a peace worthy of the . . .

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