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Vintage Magazine: Current History, May 1916 - World War 1

Current History Magazine of May 1916 provides an excellent source for articles written by the great authors of the day about the events of World War 1. The German Submarine Issue includes a number of articles and commentaries about the German Submarines and their Warfare. A second series of articles is devoted to Women and the European War.

CURRENT HISTORY
A Monthly Magazine of The New York Times
Published by The New York Times Company, Times Square, New York, N. Y.
Vol. IV.—No. 2 May, 1916 25 cents a Copy
$3.00 a Year

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Front Cover - Current History Magazine of May 1916

WORLD EVENTS OF THE MONTH

  • Editorial Summaries 207
  • INTERPRETATIONS OF WORLD EVENTS . An Editorial Survey ... 212
  • IRISH NONSENSE ABOUT IRELAND
    By George Bernard Shaw ... 217
  • THE GERMAN CASE AGAINST GERMANY
    By George Bernard Shaw ... 228
  • THE GERMAN CHANCELLOR'S ADDRESS
    By Dr. von Bethmann Hollweg ... 228
    • The British Premier's Reply . By Herbert H. Asquith ... 230
  • GERMANY'S PEACE TERMS
    By Professor Ernst Haeckel ... 232
  • ROYAL TOASTS AT SCHOENBRUNN
    By Emperor Franz Josef and King Ferdinand ... 235
  • GERMAN SUBMARINE ISSUE ...
    • The Diplomatic Crisis ... 236
    • French Official Report on the Sussex ... By Admiral Grasset ... 237
    • Germany's Note on Submarine Activities . By Gottlieb E. G. von Jagow ... 238
    • A Thousand Merchant Vessels Sunk . . Report by Admiral Bridge ... 240
    • German White Book on Armed Merchantmen . . Text of "Exhibits" ... 241
  • BRITISH ENEMY TRADING ACTS ... An Exchange of Notes ... 243
  • PUNITIVE EXPEDITION INTO MEXICO . An International Bandit Hunt ... 244
  • WHAT BRITAIN'S NAVY HAS DONE . . By Arthur J. Balfour ... 247
  • RECENT WAR STRATEGY FROM TWO VIEWPOINTS:
    • After Verdun--Peace! ... . By H. H. von Mellenthin ... 252
    • The Month's Military Events . . By Lieutenant J. B. W. Gardiner ... 256
  • VERDUN: THE WORLD'S GREATEST BATTLE . . Described by Eyewitnesses ... 260
  • BRITISH AND GERMAN WAR FINANCES ... Views of Experts ... 266
  • GERMANY'S FOURTH WAR LOAN: An Extraordinary Appeal ... 267
  • FULL MEANING OF OUR POSITION IN LUSITANIA CASE
    By Paul van Dyke ... 270
  • MY ENGLAND: A POEM
    By William Winter ... 284
  • THE STATUS OF A MERCHANT SHIP
    By Charlemagne Tower ... 285
  • THE ATTITUDE OF THE AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
    By Edmund von Mach ... 293
  • AMERICA UP AGAINST THE WALL
    By Gabriel Hanotaux ... 297
  • A CRISIS IN HISTORY
    By Guglielmo Ferrero ... 299
  • IS MORALITY DISAPPEARING IN WAR? By Havelock Ellis ... 301
  • THE KAISER'S HARVEST OF DEATH
    By Marie Corelli ... 305
  • ON A FRENCH CRUISER IN WAR TIME
    By Rene Milan ... 308
  • PARIS OWES $400,000,000 FOR RENTS ... 313
  • WOMEN AND THE EUROPEAN WAR:
    • German Woman's Work in War Time By Jean Toeplitz ... 315
    • French Women as Munition Makers A Story of Patriotism ... 321
    • The French Woman's New Ideal By Marie Bourgain ... 323
    • War and the Duty of MotherhoodBy Lily Braun ... 324
  • WHY RUMANIA IS NEUTRAL
    By Dr. C. Racowsky ... 326
  • INTERNATIONAL STATUS OF THE POPE
    By Dr. Karl von Stengel ... 329
  • WHY ITALY WENT INTO THE WAR. Part I.
    By G. F. Guerrazzi ... 332

MAGAZINISTS OF THE WORLD ON THE WAR:

  • THE RESHAPING OF MID-EUROPE ... 342
    By H. N. Brailsford
  • THE SPIRIT OF RUSSIA AND THE WAR ... 344
    By Prince G. Lvoff
  • THE FUTURE OF GERMAN TRADE ... 345
    By Dr. I. Jastrow
  • GERMANY'S MENTAL. ISOLATION ... 347
    By Patrik Haglund
  • THE VIRTUES OF MILITARISM ... 343
    By Maurice Révai
  • PAGE TEUTONIC IGNORANCE OF RUSSIA ... 350
    By a Russian Publicist
  • GERMANY'S TOTAL WAR LOSSES IN MEN ... 351
    By Hilaire Belloc
  • WHAT'S WRONG WITH THE WAR? ... 352
    By Robert Crozier Long
  • NAPOLEON AND HINDENBURG IN RUSSIA ... 354
    By Professor August Fournier

HUMAN DOCUMENTS OF THE WAR FRONTS:

  • THE VALIANT ... 356
    By Rene Bazin
  • THE HEROISM OF CHILDREN ... 357
    By Maurice Barrès
  • THE WORK OF THE WOMEN ... 358
    By Gabriel Hanotaux
  • THE AERIAL ATTACK ON RAVENNA ... 359
    By Paolo Poletti
  • FIGHT OF THE CLAN MACTAVISH ... 360
    By Michael Maclntyre
  • SUNK AT SEA BY A U-BOAT ... 362
    By Arnold C. B. Groom
  • A RUSSIAN FIGHT FOR TREBIZOND ... 364
    By One of the Fighters
  • GIRLS AS RUSSIAN SOLDIERS ... 365
    A Romantic Touch
  • HINDENBURG ... 367
    By Sven Hedin
  • HEARD ON THE BALKAN EXPRESS ... 369
    By Emil Ludwig
  • THE SLAUGHTER AT DOUAUMONT ... 371
    By a French Soldier

IMPORTANT WAR BOOKS IN PRESS Literary Summaries ... 372

THE EUROPEAN WAR AS SEEN BY CARTOONISTS 20 Cartoons, All Nations ... 377

PROGRESS OF THE WAR Chronology to April 12 ... 397

ROTOGRAVURE ILLUSTRATIONS

  • CITY OF VERDUN ... Frontispiece
  • NEAR THE FRONT AT VERDUN ... 207
  • THE PLAIN OF WOEVRE ... 222
  • TYPICAL REGIMENTAL AID POST ... 223
  • NIGHT PATROL IN THE DOLOMITES ... 238
  • GORIZIA UNDER BOMBARDMENT ... 239
  • MODERN MILITARY ACCOUTREMENTS ... 254
  • SOLDIERS IN TRENCH OUTFIT ... 255
  • GRAND DUKE ENTERING ERZERUM ... 236
  • GENERAL KUROPATKIN ... 287
  • BARON VON DER GOLTZ ... 302
  • DR. THEOBALD VON BETH MANN HOLLWEG ... 303
  • DAVID LLOYD GEORGE ... 334
  • GENERAL CHARLES ROQUES ... 335
  • LORD ROBERT CECIL ... 350
  • GENERAL CHARLES TOWNSHEND ... 351

Copyright, 1916, by The New York Times Company. All Rights Reserved. Entered at
the Post Office in New York as second class matter.
Entered as second class matter at the Post Office Department, Canada.

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