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In general no, though specific exceptions have existed, and continue to exist, in the Law of War code adopted by the U.S. Army. Through much of its history the U.S. Army has been regulated by the Instructions for the Government of Armies of the United States in the Field (Lieber Code). 24 April 1863.. The current U.S. Army Rules War still exhibit much of ...


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About shooting a German soldier because he is wearing a US uniform coat. In the American Civil War many rebel soldiers acquired US uniform coats, jackets, etc. from dead or captured US soldiers, and dyed them gray or butternut if they had time. And lots of those rebels were later captured without many illegal executions of those wearing clothing of Union ...



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