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War Crimes Trials and Other Essays By Carlos Porter
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Approximately 10,000 "War Crimes Trials" have been held since 1945. Trials of Japanese military personnel ended in 1949, yet "war crimes trials" of Germans and Eastern Europeans... More > continue to date. Almost invariably, the charge is "violation of the laws and customs of war," derived, in turn, from international conventions signed at the Hague in 1899 and 1907. That these trials have little or no basis in law is clear from the wording of the treaties which are said to have been violated. The illegalities of "war crimes" proceedings include the admissibility of oral and written hearsay; the introduction of the concept of "conspiracy" into international law (unknown prior to 1945); the total lack of any pre-trial inquest or forensic evidence; and trial before a court itself composed of actual "war criminals."< Less
The Crimes of England By G.K. Chesterton
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The Crimes of England is a series of essays written during the Great War that highlight, in Chesterton's learned and generally witty opinion, the failings of his country. The collection opens with a... More > letter to Professor Whirlwind, a German whose name 'is too much for me', and who has been writing articles attacking England in the newspapers of the day. Chesterton savagely and cleverly whittles the Professor down to a very small nub indeed, and then he goes on to highlight his own problems with England. His criticism of the German soul and the English failings in (then) recent times are juxtaposed to great effect. Chesterton ends his essays with a plea to his fellow Englishmen not to avoid criticising their nation but to embrace it. He writes, “I have passed the great part of my life in criticising and condemning the existing rulers and institutions of my country: I think it is infinitely the most patriotic thing that a man can do.”< Less
The Crimes of England By G.K. Chesterton
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Chesterton's "The Crimes Of England" was written in 1916 and needs to be read , and perhaps forgiven, as a product of the Great War. The "crimes" in the title are essentially an... More > ironic reference. Most of the "crimes" Chesterton relate to the preceding three hundred years to instances where English policy was too pro-German, or at least, too pro-Prussian by Chesterton's estimate. The list of crimes include too much support for Frederick the Great and too little support for the French Revolution. Even the crime of England's brutal response to the Irish rebellions of 1789 - something Chesterton lets loose against - was made worse by the Germanic element in the royal family and the Army's use of German mercenaries against the Irish. Chesterton ends his essays with a plea to his fellow Englishmen not to avoid criticising their nation but to embrace it.< Less
CRIME AVENGERS By Kenneth H Brown
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From a small beginning, The Crime Avengers wage a relentless and merciless war on criminals throughout the world. This novel pulls no punches in its descriptions of the vengeance wreaked in the... More > battle against organised crime wherever it is found. Mightier than Governments but without the lust for power, Crime Avengers eases the World towards Utopia.< Less
CRIME AVENGERS By Kenneth H Brown
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From a small beginning, The Crime Avengers wage a relentless and merciless war on criminals throughout the world. This novel pulls no punches in its descriptions of the vengeance wreaked in the... More > battle against organised crime wherever it is found. Mightier than Governments but without the lust for power, Crime Avengers eases the World towards Utopia.< Less
WINNING THE WAR AGIAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS By Stefan "Tony" Sperry
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WINNING THE WAR AGAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS The recent event in the United States supports my theory that the economy has a direct relationship with crime, and terrorism. The war... More > against crime and terrorism can be won without guns. How is explained in this book. Be the first to read the observations before a major agency or university starts the research and charges for it. This information can help you also if you wish to find a great place to live for yourself and your family.< Less
WINNING THE WAR AGIAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS By Stefan "Tony" Sperry
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WINNING THE WAR AGAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS The recent event in the United States supports my theory that the economy has a direct relationship with crime, and terrorism. The war... More > against crime and terrorism can be won without guns. How is explained in this book. Be the first to read the observations before a major agency or university starts the research and charges for it. This information can help you also if you wish to find a great place to live for yourself and your family.< Less
WINNING THE WAR AGAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS By Stefan "Tony" Sperry
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WINNING THE WAR AGAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS The recent event in the United States supports my theory that the economy has a direct relationship with crime, and terrorism. The war... More > against crime and terrorism can be won without guns. How is explained in this book. Be the first to read the observations before a major agency or university starts the research and charges for it. This information can help you also if you wish to find a great place to live for yourself and your family.< Less
WINNING THE WAR AGAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS By Stefan "Tony" Sperry
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WINNING THE WAR AGAINST CRIME AND TERRORISM WITHOUT GUNS The recent event in the United States supports my theory that the economy has a direct relationship with crime, and terrorism. The war... More > against crime and terrorism can be won without guns. How is explained in this book. Be the first to read the observations before a major agency or university starts the research and charges for it. This information can help you also if you wish to find a great place to live for yourself and your family.< Less
Prisoner Without A Crime By Jack Jennings
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Jack Jennings, a carpenter by trade, was called upon to use his skills in the most harrowing of circumstances. Captured by the Japanese at Singapore, he was forced to work in slave-like conditions on... More > the notorious Death Railway. He was fortunate enough to survive the horrors of working in the inhospitable jungles of Siam. This is his story, told in his words< Less