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 251 - In sieges and bombardments all necessary steps must be taken to spare, as far as possible, buildings dedicated to religion, art, science, or charitable purposes, historic monuments, hospitals, and places where the sick and wounded are collected, provided they are not being used at the time for military purposes.
Página 250 - 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...
Página 246 - ... 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 252 - Neither requisitions in kind nor services can be demanded from communes or inhabitants except for the necessities of the army of occupation. They must be in proportion to the resources of the country, and of such a nature as not to involve the population in the obligation of taking part in military operations against their country.
Página 251 - To destroy or seize the enemy's property, unless such destruction or seizure be imperatively demanded by the necessities of war...
Página 249 - In countries where militia or volunteer corps constitute the army, or form part of it, they are included under the denomination "army." ARTICLE 2. 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 33 - Ye shall love peace as a means to new wars — and the short peace more than the long.
Página 249 - 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 247 - 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 245 - 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 merchandize heretofore called contraband, such as arms, ammunition, and military stores of every kind...

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