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THE RAPE OF BELGIUM.

BY MADDENED, LUSTFUL GERMANS, . . INTENSE INDIGNATION. 1N.'...'" AMERICA: ' ■'- /- •' (Received October 1, 9.30 a.m.) A ■ .. ' NEW YORK, September 30. -: Mr Copland asserts that after the conquest of Liege, the German -sol-

diery, so long baffled, starved, and maddened with alcohol, fell upon Belgium in a frenzy of rapine, rape, mutilation, and lust. His statements have provoked aai extraordinary outburst of public anger,! which is all the greater because Mr Copland has carefully distinguished [between the sodism of "a 1 section of the soldiery and mere sex excesses. ' Mr Copland refers to the " Jack the Ripper" crimes as a parallel, and states that the whole of Belgium lias been given over to the passions |. of maddened men. :

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THE RAPE OF BELGIUM., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8957, 1 October 1914

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THE RAPE OF BELGIUM. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8957, 1 October 1914

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