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2362. Wounded prisoners: Viktor Franke, diary entry, 27 Feb. 1904, BA-Koblenz, Nl. Franke, Nr. 3, p. , 38; missionary August Kuhlmann to Inspector Spiecker, 18 May 1904 (referring to 1st Lt. Kuhn on 8 May 1904), in de Vries, Namibia, 282. 47. Theodor Leutwein, “Truppenbefehl,” handwritten draft, Karibib, 15 Feb. 1904, BA-MA Freiburg, RM 121 I, Nr. 422, p. 122. 48. Stübel, Sten. , XI legis. , 1st session, 87th meeting, 9 May 1904, vol. 200, p. 2790. 49. Gov. Leutwein’s son mentions Bülow’s order, but it is unclear whether he learned of it in the field or from the Reichstag debates, where it was announced.

SA -Koblenz. Nt. FrJnke. Nr. 3, PI'. 85-87; Capt. Schering to Headquarters. Otjisondusu. 23 JUlie 1904. SA -MA Freiburg, RM 121 I, Nr. 431. p. 55: ~l lsl. 'rero escape pa rt i . s u p p r e s s i o n b e c o m e s a n n i h i l at i o n uuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu 36 2nd Field Company of the Naval Infantry Battalion in Omaruru, SWA, preparing to go into the field. Courtesy of Stadt- und Universitätsbibliothek, Afrikaabteilung, Frankfurt am Main, Nr. 0020054-15. ”129 Most unpleasant would have been an escape west, back into the territory from which the German troops had already expelled them.

214, 92. Successor: “Der Aufstand in SWA,” Berliner Zeitung 148 (21 Mar. 1904), 1; “Der Aufstand,” Deutsch-Südwestafrikanische Zeitung 19 (11 May 1904). Eugen Zimmermann, editor of the Berliner Lokalanzeiger, asked the Colonial Department only a week after the revolt started whether Trotha would lead the expedition: Zimmermann to Stübel, Berlin, 22 Jan. 1904, BA-Berlin, R 1001, Nr. 2111, p. 87. 81. Allerhöchste Kabinetts-Ordre (AKO) of 19 May 1904; Lothar v. ,” Swakopmund, 11 June 1904, reprinted in Rust, Krieg und Frieden, 344–45.

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