Chapter Thirteen. Combatants and Noncombatants: Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes

  1. John Horne Professor member
  1. Alan Kramer Professor

Published Online: 19 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch13

A Companion to World War I

A Companion to World War I

How to Cite

Kramer, A. (2010) Combatants and Noncombatants: Atrocities, Massacres, and War Crimes, in A Companion to World War I (ed J. Horne), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323634.ch13

Editor Information

  1. Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. Trinity College Dublin, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2010
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405123860

Online ISBN: 9781444323634

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Keywords:

  • combatants and noncombatants - atrocities, massacres, and war crimes;
  • wars in the nineteenth century - limited in scope and duration;
  • 1914 - international law regulating and limiting violence of warfare between soldiers and civilians;
  • massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkish state - most significant case;
  • crimes against humanity - condemning the actions of the Ottoman state;
  • deportations, used by the Tsarist government in Russia

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Violence against Enemy Civilians

  • War Crimes during Occupation

  • Violence against Civilians on Home Territory

  • Crimes against Prisoners of War

  • Naval Blockade

  • Legal Consequences and Memory

  • References and Further Reading