• In April, 1915, the Ottoman Government began to put into execution throughout Turkey a systematic and carefully-prepared plan to exterminate the Armenian race. In six months nearly a million Armenians have been killed. The number of victims and the manner of their destruction are without parallel in Modern History.

    Herbert Adams Gibbons (1916). “The Blackest Page of Modern History: Events in Armenia in 1915 : The Facts and the Responsibilities”