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Methods of warfare: Charges of illegal and inhumane conduct on the part of belligerent forces—Attitude of the United States

[No attempt is here made to include all the charges and evidence submitted to the Department relative to alleged violations of the Hague regulations of war on land and other agreements designed to reduce the inhumanity and destructiveness of war, nor the demands for protests addressed to it by American citizens. The following selection of documents is designed primarily to set forth the attitude taken by the American Government toward the subject.]


[1255] The Chargé d’Affaires in Sweden (Caffery) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/1


[1256] The Secretary of State to the Chargé d’Affaires in Sweden (Caffery)


[1257] The Consul General at Antwerp (Diederich) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/635


[1258] The Secretary of State to the Consul General at Antwerp (Diederch)

File No. 763.72116/18


[1259] The German Ambassador (Bernstorff) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/24


[1260] The Ambassador in Germany (Gerard) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/27


[1261] The President of France to the President of the United States

File No. 763.72116/31


[1262] The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/838


[1263] The Ambassador in Great Britain (Page) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/878


[1264] The Ambassador in Germany (Gerard) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/40


[1266] The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany (Gerard)

File No. 763.72116/27


[1267] The Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany (Gerard)

File No. 763.72116/40


[1268] The President of the United States to the President of France

File No. 763.72116/31


[1270] The Minister in Belgium, (Whitlock) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/57


[1271] The Minister in Belgium (Whitlock) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/63


[1272] The Consul at Aix-la-Chapelle (Thompson) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/1039


[1273] The Consul General at Antwerp (Diederich) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/73


[1274] The Secretary of State to the President of the American Institute of Architects (R. Clipston Sturgis)

File No. 763.72116/79


[1275] The Consul General at Antwerp (Diederich) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/1061


[1277] The Minister in Belgium (Whitlock) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/1072


[1278] The Secretary of State to the Minister in Belgium (Whitlock)


[1279] The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul at Aix-la-Chapelle (Thompson)

File No. 763.72/1039


[1280] The Acting Secretary of State to the Ambassador in Germany (Gerard)

File No. 763.72116/88


[1281] The Secretary of State to the French Ambassador (Jusserand)

File No. 763.72116/95


[1282] The Consul at Roubaix (Watson) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72/1255


[1283] The German Ambassador (Bernstorff) to the Secretary of State

File No. 763.72116/107


[1284] The Secretary of State to the Consul at Roubaix (Watson)

File No. 763.72/1255