German soldiers using women and children as a battle screen
From The War Illustrated Album Deluxe, published 1915
A Germans inventions – The Red Cross machinegun
Burgomaster blown down to pieces from a German gun.
Caption reads: “Have you ever been up in a balloon” the Germans asked the burgomaster of Liege. When he said “No” they replied “We will give you a similar occasion now. And, tied him in front of the gun, they blow him to pieces.
Treacherous even when wounded
No more caption, but the logic behind is very simple. “Kill the wounded German before he kills you”.