Oddly enough the British, normally bastions
of civilized behavior
, were against the portion of the Geneva Convention
that outlawed these types of ammunition
When wounded, a civilized soldier lies down and awaits aid. The savage however presses on with his attack.
They were afraid that their frequently outnumbered colonial troops would be put at a disadvantage
if they were denied the use of a round
that was designed to cause the maximum
wounding effect.No, I'm not making this up.