The book Short Rations An American Woman in Germany 1915 was written by author Madeleine Z Madeleine Zabriskie Doty Here you can read free online of Short Rations An American Woman in Germany 1915 book, rate and share your impressions in comments. If you don't know what to write, just answer the question: Why is Short Rations An American Woman in Germany 1915 a good or bad book?
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Germany was getting on my nerves. That morning our time was divided between a slaughter-house and a milk depot. These visits were intended to show Germany's great food supply. At the slaughter-yards were four great buildings for animals, but only one was occupied. A bullock was to be killed for our benefit. Poor, little lonely bullock. I wasn't, of course, pres- ent at the death, but the men reporters crowded to the slaughter. There was something pathetic in the incident. Reporters from every q...uarter of the globe under the escort of prominent Ger- man citizens — assembled to see Germany kill 186 A TOUR FOR JOURNALISTS one bullock. It was the only creature slain dur- ing our hour's stay. The importance of the event demonstrated as nothing else could Ger- many's need. In fact the whole trip was evi- dence of that — " Why spend vast sums on lunch- eons and dinners to impress reporters? Why not let us make tours of inspection unsuper- vised?" In the milk depots there were four great tanks and only one in use.