BELGIUM: Academic

When scowling square-jowled Prussians wreaked their will upon the little red brick towns of Belgium, the iron of despair entered into many a Belgian soul. With victory came a desire for justice, if not for revenge. Now, for many months, a series of court martial proceedings have been going on at Brussels against German officials and men charged with committing "atrocities" during the War.

Last week the trial of a German officer, one Colonel Mersin, was about to be concluded. He had been convicted as a murderer, and the presiding officer of the...

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