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Image from page 178 of “Thrilling stories of the Great War on land and sea, in the air, under the water” (1915)
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Identifier: thrillingstories00mars
Title: Thrilling stories of the Great War on land and sea, in the air, under the water
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Marshall, Logan Parker, Gilbert, 1862-1932 Thompson, Vance, 1863-1925 Gibbs, Philip, 1877-1962
Subjects: World War, 1914-1918 World War, 1914-1918
Publisher: [Philadelphia, Pa.?] : [s.n.]

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~£ .3 g o.{5.S THE UNSPEAKABLE ATROCITIES was in the neighborhood. The German ran there tofetch her, dragged her back to the chateau and led herto the attic; then, having completely undressed her,he tried to violate her. At this moment M. X., wishingto protect her, fired revolver shots on the staircase andwas immediately shot. The non-commissioned officer then made Mme. X.come out of theattic, obliged herto step over thecorpse of the oldman, and led herto a closet, wherehe again made twounsuccessful at-tempts upon her.Leaving her atlast, he threw him-self upon Mile. Y.,having first handedMme. Z. over totwo soldiers, who,after having vio-lated her, one onceand the other twice, in the dead mans room, made her pass the nightin a barn near them, where one of them twice againhad sexual connection with her. As for Mile. Y., she was obliged by threats of beingshot, to strip herself completely naked and lie on amattress with the non-commissioned officer, who kepther there until morning. 153

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At Least They Only Drown YotjbWomen. THE UNSPEAKABLE ATROCITIES It is generally believed at Coulommiers thatcriminal attempts have been made on many womenof that town, but only one crime of this nature hasbeen proved for certain. A charwoman, Mme. X.,was the victim. A soldier came to her house on the 6thof September, toward 9.30 in the evening, and sentaway her husband to go and search for one of hiscomrades in the street. Then, in spite of the fact thattwo small children were present, he tried to rape theyoung woman. X., when he heard his wifes cries,rushed back, but was driven off with blows of thebutt of the mans rifle into a neighboring room, of whichthe door was left open, and his wife was forced to sufferthe consummation of the outrage. The rape rook placealmost under the eyes of the husband, who, beingterrorized, did not dare to intervene, and used hisefforts only to calm the terror of his children. ARSON AND MURDER RAMPANT Personal liberty, like human life, is the object ofcom

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2013 All-Army Marksmanship_002
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The North Dakota National Guard’s Marksmanship Team poses with its plaque after earning third place out of all marksmanship teams in the entire U.S. Army at the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit’s U.S. Small Arms Championship, or “All-Army” competition, in Fort Benning, Ga., Jan. 28-Feb. 8, 2013. Pictured from left are Sgt. 1st Class Gary Varberg, coach, Master Sgt. Brian Rook, Sgt. Evan Messer, Spc. Tyrel Hoppe, Spc. Christopher Lundberg and Tech. Sgt. Joshua Von Bank, coach. Rook and Von Bank serve in the North Dakota Air National Guard’s 119th Wing, Fargo, and the remaining shooters serve in the North Dakota Army National Guard’s 817th Engineer Company (Sapper), Jamestown. (Courtesy photo)

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