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Submitted by Facts Veritas (United States), Jul 26, 2012 at 15:32

Hi Ianus,

You obviously are not aware that "Stuermer"'s book as well as his personna are simply an invention of the British WWI propaganda machine. If you were to take the time to read the book carefully, cover to cover, you would actually find that it has been written by multiple authors, has inconsistencies from chapter to chapter, and that the only atrocity the "man" seems to have really (!) witnessed is screams coming out of a police station in the Pera district of Istanbul, presumably the only location the first (?) author appears to know in any detail, as Pera was where the foreigners and embassy personnel mostly lived in at the time.

Moral of the story: Do not believe in everything you read or is said to contain thus and such before you do your analysis. There are many other contemporary books by the same British publisher (see original print) which are in the same vein. But there are a great many other books written by honest people that you should read. Why don't you start with Chapter 5 of Harvard professor William L. Langer's _The Diplomacy of Imperialism, 1890-1902_ (1935), and continue with the second part of Christian missionary George M. Lamsa's book "Secret of the Near East" (1923).

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