German WWI Veteran Remembers Killing A French Soldier

While battling for terrain on the Western Front, Stefan Westmann was a Corporal in the German 29th Infantry Division. Stefan questions how war turns civilised men into killers in his tale of murdering a French Corporal, which is honest and terrible.

During an attack at La Bassée, he watched British troops risking their lives to lift a Red Cross flag and bring the German side their dead.