Out of Their Own Mouths: Utterances of German Rulers, Statesmen, Savants, Publicists, Journalists, Poets, Business Men, Party Leaders and Soldiers ...

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Munroe Smith
D. Appleton, 1917 - 254 páginas

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Página 248 - ... no such articles carried in the vessels, or by the subjects or citizens of either part, to the enemies of the other, shall be deemed contraband, so as to induce confiscation or condemnation and a loss of property to individuals.
Página 253 - The attack or bombardment, by whatever means, of towns, villages, dwellings, or buildings which are undefended is prohibited.
Página 33 - Ye shall love peace as a means to new wars — and the short peace more than the long.
Página 251 - A belligerent party which violates the provisions of the said Regulations shall, if the case demands, be liable to pay compensation. It shall be responsible for all acts committed by persons forming part of its armed forces.
Página 251 - The inhabitants of a territory which has not been occupied, who, on the approach of the enemy, spontaneously take up arms to resist the invading troops without having had time to organize themselves in accordance with Article 1, shall be regarded as belligerents if they carry arms openly and if they respect the laws and customs of war.
Página 249 - XXV. The courts of Great Britain, Austria, France, Prussia, and Russia guarantee to his majesty the king of the Belgians the execution of all the preceding articles.
Página 252 - Conventions, it is especially forbidden -- a. To employ poison or poisoned weapons; b. To kill or wound treacherously individuals belonging to the hostile nation or army. c. To kill or wound an enemy who, having laid down his arms, or having no longer means of defence, has surrendered at discretion; d.
Página 252 - The right of belligerents to adopt means of injuring the enemy is not unlimited.
Página 247 - And in the same case of one of the contracting parties being engaged in war with any other power, to prevent all the difficulties and misunderstandings that usually arise respecting the merchandise heretofore called contraband, such as arms, ammunition and military stores of every kind...
Página 20 - I protested strongly against that statement, and said that, in the same way as he and Herr von Jagow wished me to understand that for strategical reasons it was a matter of life and death...

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