Posted by Caroline on August 06, 1997 at 09:02:03:
In reply to Posting about something I don't know anything about posted by Margie on August 06, 1997 at 02:36:52
] I got the feeling from reading Patrick O'Brian's novels, which seem to be extremely well researched, that even war was conducted with more civility back then. For example, in his novels, the relationship between captured officers and their captors seems to be nearly that of guest to host.
You mean that the Geneva Convention existed back then? >;-)
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