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By Ronald Pawly

The flip of the 20 th century observed Imperial Germany as basically a militarist nation, whose starting to be business assets and wealth have been harnessed to the duty of accelerating German army strength, at a time of competitive expansionist international relations in pageant with Britain and France. After her victories over Austria within the 1860s and France in 1870, Germany's common employees loved great specialist status all through Europe, and was once the version for all features of command and keep watch over. The German military was once basically that of Prussia, Bavaria and Saxony with smaller contingents from the lesser states. Its generals have been the lads who deliberate, initiated, and to a wide volume managed the process global struggle I.

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The police told Hayward they knew nothing of the two missing men, who, it turned out, had gotten lost in the dark coming home from town the night before and fallen asleep in a field. Outside the police station, Hayward gave the order to fall in and marched the men back to camp. “Those men never drilled better in their lives,” he told Arthur Little. No one in the crowd that had gathered outside the police station knew how close they’d come to armed insurrection. “As they swung off, and snapped their pieces up to right shoulder,” Hayward said, “that crowd of civilians applauded.

So prepare, say a pray’r, Send the word, send the word to beware. We’ll be over, we’re coming over, And we won’t come back till it’s over Over there $| At Camp Mills, just before Thanksgiving, the men of the Fifteenth found themselves billeted adjacent to men from the 167th Alabama National Guard. The Alabamans had already caused trouble on the Long Island Railroad, where they beat a black man so severely he became blind. The Alabamans had been abusing members of the 43 44 A MORE UNBENDING BATTLE New York Sixty-ninth National Guard as well, and the men of the Fifteenth thought it their duty to stand up for their comrades.

Williams, a Brooklynite in Company A, found serving at Camp Upton an unpleasant experience: “When we arrived at Camp Upton, we found that the camp was not as yet built up, the roads still being uncut in many places and the so-called Main Street knee deep with mud. In addition to this, there were millions of mosquitoes and it was necessary for us to wear mosquito net masks while doing guard duty. There were times when you could take your hands and wipe them across your mask and get a handful of mosquitoes.

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