Posted on the right is a short article concerning U.S. Army General Allen W. Gullion (1880 – 1946), the officer in charge of every Axis prisoner held by the American Army during the Second World war:
"Nazi authorities have expressed satisfaction with Gullion's firm but fair treatment of Germans and have now promised to show more leniency toward PWs in Germany. This particularly pleases Gullion because in 1929 he represented America at the Geneva Convention drafting the PW International Code."
A few weeks later Gullion's job would get a lot harder when Axis prisoners from the Normandy Invasion would begin pouring in (Click here to read about that).
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