By Katcher Ph., Hook R.
Osprey's research of the commanders of the yankee Civil battle (1861-1865). while the warfare among the States broke out in 1861, the USA military had simply 4 line generals - and just one of them used to be no longer a septuagenarian veteran of the battle of 1812. With approximately one-third of all specialist officials deciding on to provide their swords to the South, the government's pressing have to locate commanders for the significantly elevated Federal military placed generals' stars at the shoulders of guys of very diverse backgrounds and abilities. In time the surprise of battle may separate the born leaders from the over-promoted and the political opportunists. this primary of 4 volumes examines the careers and sometimes colourful personalities of approximately 30 Union generals whose provider used to be mostly within the jap theater of battle.
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The ideas which dominate Germany inspire apprehension because they have come to assume a religious form. Like the Arabs of Mohammed's day, the Teutonic nations are deluded by a dream which makes them fancy that they are a superior race, destined first * to conquer the world and then to regenerate it. " . * The Psychology of the Great War, pp. 18-19. GERMAN METHODS OF WARFARE 25 from the writings of the German leaders of thought which prove this. Here, for instance, are some extracts from a book called // / Were King, quoted by Le Correspondant of It would be easy September, 1914 "Since Germany to give extracts : is supreme, above all, she has a right to all.
Surely Mme. Huard? ' "A queer choking sound came from her throat. Her eyes softened, but no tears came. There were none left. "Then followed the hardest moral struggle I ever a full half -hour in which I sought hope to convince this little fear-cowed animal of my integAnd when at last I held that tiny heaving body rity. against my breast, saw the eyes close peacefully, I to experience knew that I "Elvire had won a victory. time since the 5th of September. " How do the Germans attempt to justify such frightful atrocities?
The "war-zone," which gradually the life of the city, front, one passes is shades off into the "civil zone," as the rear of the first zone is approached. Insensibly they shade off into one another. When a wounded soldier leaves the firingline and is transported to the rear, he passes from the war-zone to the civil-zone, and notices the difference at once. At the same time, he carries the atmosphere of the former zone with him (if newly arrived), and particularly is this the case if he is badly wounded, and has had no opportunity of observing the gradual stages of transition through which he has passed.
American Civil War Commanders (1). Union Leaders in the East by Katcher Ph., Hook R.