Rules of Land Warfare

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1914 - 221 strani

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Stran 153 - The laws, rights, and duties of war apply not only to armies, but also to militia and volunteer corps, fulfilling the following conditions: 1. To be commanded by a person responsible for his subordinates; 2. To have a fixed distinctive emblem recognizable at a distance; 3. To carry arms openly; and 4. To conduct their operations in accordance with the laws and customs of war. In countries where militia or volunteer corps constitute the arm}7, or form part of it, they are included under the denomination...
Stran 116 - All appliances, whether on land, at sea, or in the air, adapted for the transmission of news, or for the transport of persons or things, exclusive of cases governed by naval law...
Stran 14 - According to the views of the High Contracting Parties, these provisions, the wording of which has been inspired by the desire to diminish the evils of war, as far as military requirements permit...
Stran 146 - It is forbidden — 1. To lay unanchored automatic contact mines, except when they are so constructed as to become harmless one hour at most after the person who laid them ceases to control them; 2. To lay anchored automatic contact mines which do not become harmless as soon as they have broken loose from their moorings; 3.
Stran 156 - The obligations of belligerents with regard to the sick and wounded are governed by the Geneva convention. SECTION II. HOSTILITIES Chapter I. Means of Injuring the Enemy, Sieges, and Bombardments ART. 22. The right of belligerents to adopt means of injuring the enemy is not unlimited.
Stran 159 - Capitulations agreed upon between the contracting parties must take into account the rules of military honour. Once settled, they must be scrupulously observed by both parties. Chapter V — Armistices Art. 36. An armistice suspends military operations by mutual agreement between the belligerent parties. If its duration is not defined, the belligerent parties may resume operations at any time, provided always that the enemy is warned within the time agreed upon, in accordance with the terms of the...
Stran 58 - The contracting powers agree to prohibit, for a period extending to the close of the Third Peace Conference, the discharge of projectiles and explosives from balloons or by other new methods of a similar nature.
Stran 160 - ... for the needs of the army of occupation. They shall be in proportion to the resources of the country, and of such a nature as not to involve the inhabitants in the obligation of taking part in military operations against their own country.
Stran 107 - To declare abolished, suspended, or inadmissible in a Court of law the rights and actions of the nationals of the hostile party.
Stran 148 - The subsequent deposits of ratifications shall be made by means of a written notification, addressed to the Netherland Government and accompanied by the instrument of ratification.

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