Foreign News: Mutiny

Two days before Christmas, in a chill grey dawn, a German firing squad lined up on the grounds of France's fort, Vincennes. Here the French had executed famed spies Mata Hari and Bolo Pasha in World War I. But the German guns barked at no enemy spies. Executed were four German officers (two colonels, a major, one of undesignated rank). Since Dec. 1 the Germans had found it necessary to shoot 100 of their soldiers for mutiny. It would take a long time for disaffection to weaken the mighty German Army, but the spirit was spreading. In No. 12 ditch of...

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