James Crossland's work traces the history of the International Committee of the Red Cross' struggle to bring humanitarianism to the Second World War, by focusing on its tumultuous relationship with one of the conflict's key belligerents and masters of the blockade of the Third Reich, Great Britain.
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About the Author
James Crossland is Lecturer in Modern European History and Director of the World Wars Research Group at Murdoch University, Australia.
Table of ContentsPART I 1. Britain and the Red Cross, 1864-1929 2. Grandeur, Tribulation, Apocalypse, 1919-1940 PART II 3. Prisoners and Parcels, 1940-1941 4. Dependence and Divergence, 1941-1942 5. Civilians and Ships, 1940-1943 6. Prestige and Credibility, 1942-1943 7. Humanity and Götterdämmerung, 1944-1945 8. Relief and Redundancy, 1945-1946