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Profile: Walter Schumm

Positions that Walter Schumm has held:

  • Colonel, US Army

Walter Schumm was a participant or observer in the following events:

Walter Schumm, an Army Reserve colonel, writes a piece in the Military Review making the observation that few military officers understand the legal requirements for handling prisoners. In one part of the essay he notes, “It only takes one improperly trained soldier among a thousand to commit an offense against the Geneva Conventions that would cause our nation considerable embarrassment.” [USA Today, 5/13/2004]

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Timeline Tags: Torture of US Captives

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