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By Guenter Lewy

Heading off the sterile was-it-genocide-or-not debate, this e-book will open a brand new bankruptcy during this contentious controversy and should support in achieving a long-overdue reconciliation of Armenians and Turks.

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24 Consul Davis relates that one of many American missionaries, Dr. Herbert Atkinson, "found numerous revolvers and loads of cartridges one of the results or an Armenian boy who have been in his hire within the sanatorium yet had lately been arrested and was once then in felony. "25 The German mission-ary Johannes Ehmann said that the professionals acted specifically harshly opposed to individuals of the Dashnak and Hunchak firms, even if little compromising fabric have been came upon. the vast majority of the Armenians have been dependable and, he suggestion, may welcome the dissolution of those teams. 26 As Davis observed it, by means of June the arrests had created a "reign of terror. " The experts made little contrast among these concerned about the innovative flow and those that have been totally blameless. a number of hundred Armenian males have been seized, together with approximately each person of significance. just about all of them have been being tortured with the intention to display hidden guns and seditious plots. "Professor Lulejian, one of many professors in Euphrates university, whom I afterwards concealed for a few weeks within the attic of the Consulate, relating to me how he have been crushed with a stick through the Kaimakam of Harput himself. He additionally defined to me the sufferings of others whom he had noticeable tortured. "27 The missionaries, writes Riggs, first and foremost have been skeptical in regards to the rumor that the arrested males have been being tortured in legal, "though finally we have been compelled to think it.... individuals passing the felony at evening stated listening to the groans and shrieks coming from the sufferers. " a number of males succumbed to the soreness and died. "At least 3 of the contributors of our school school, after passing throughout the ordeal of torture, have been noticeable ahead of their demise by means of americans or different trustworthy witnesses, in order that there isn't any doubt as to what they undergone. "28 One professor controlled to smuggle out a observe addressed to the yank missionaries within which he requested for poison for himself and several prisoners, "saying they can not stand the torturing and so they desired to die. "29 In early July the experts started to empty the prisons. Batches of guys have been taken away at evening and have been by no means heard of back. It quickly grew to become identified they'd all been killed. Consul Davis had the chance to speak to a pharmacist, one of many few who controlled to flee from a bloodbath and used to be being hidden on the American sanatorium. the lads, numbering approximately 8 hundred, have been tied jointly in teams of fourteen and marched out of city ahead of sunrise in order to not be noticeable by means of the population. below heavy shield they have been taken to a ravine numerous hours' marching time from Harput after which shot by means of the gendarmes. these no longer killed in that approach have been dispatched with knives and bayonets. Davis wrote that numerous others who additionally had escaped proven the tale because it was once first informed to me. "30 Riggs famous that ere used to be no cause to doubt the pharmacist's tale, 144 "for not just used to be he himself a tender guy of unimpeachable integrity, however the info of the horrid tale have been absolutely demonstrated via the testimony of Kurds who had noticeable many of the different fugitives sooner than they have been overtaken and butchered through the pursuing gendarmes.

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