Germany, Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 106. Conditions for Prisoner-of-War Status
Section C. Situations where combatants cannot distinguish themselves
At the CDDH, the Federal Republic of Germany stated that the second sentence of Article 42(3) of the draft Additional Protocol I (now Article 44(3)) “applies only to exceptional situations such as those occurring in occupied territories” and that the term “military deployment” means “any movement toward a place from which an attack is to be launched”.