GERMANY: Von Bissing s Will

Von Bissing's Will

A group of pince-nezed London barristers scanned last week the will of Baron Walter von Bissing, arched their eyebrows in surprise. The Baron, as everyone knows, was half-brother to General von Bissing, notorious German Military Governor-General of Belgium during a part of the World War. Though Baron von Bissing was a naturalized Englishman and professed detestation for General von Bissing's tyranny over Belgium, he was suspected by many a Briton of being "German at the core," and was interned during the World War. How unjustified were these suspicions was...

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