He was joined in the abuse by his brother, Robert Hutton, 63, who was sentenced to five years' imprisonment.
Alvin Muschette, 55, who also knew the family and joined the brothers in the abuse, was sentenced to eight years' imprisonment.
Craving cataclysmic violence, he helped to create the appetite for fascism, plus many of its motifs.
The land area is 19,741 square miles (51,129 square kilometers).
Herzegovina is the southern portion of the country; it is shaped like a triangle whose tip (surrounded by Croatia and Yugoslavia) touches the Adriatic.
And, in typically robust style, he gives short shrift both to what he sees as the skewed “poets’ view” of the war as unmitigated futility, and to pro-German revisionists seeking to clear Berlin of blame for starting the conflict.
This is a large book whose ambition is splendidly realised.