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Morgenthau, Henry / The tragedy of Armenia
(1918)

The greatest horror in history,   pp. 3-[16] ff. PDF (4.0 MB)


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responsibility. It had no practical effect what-
soever.
There is not the slightest doubt in my mind that
the Germans could at the very beginning have
stopped these horrors.
The work of the American Red Cross in Turkey
has been most efficient.  It has been limited
only by the funds available. While I was still
in Turkey our national organisation, besides sup-
plying us with funds for carrying on the work, sent
us a large amount of medical supplies and wearing
apparel of all kinds. As there are now few
wounded soldiers to take care of, the Red Cross
organisation in Turkey is free to devote its main
efforts to helping the civilians in distress, including
Armenian refugees. The American Red Cross has
to date appropriated $1,800,000 for relief work in
Armenia and Syria.
ARMENIA MUST BE SEVERED
FROM TURKEY
No definite solution mav as vet be ventured as
to the Armenian problem. One thing ought to be
certain: The Armenians should be freed from the
yoke of the Turkish rule.
I wonder if four hundred millions of Christians,
in full control of all the governments of Europe
and America, are going again to condone these
offences by the Turkish Government ? Will they,
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