Britain and the International Committee of the Red Cross, 1939–1945

  • James Crossland

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-12
  3. Part I

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
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      Pages 15-36
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  4. Part II

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
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  5. Conclusion

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      Pages 196-207
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 208-269

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Red Cross prisoners of war Second World War humanitarianism refugees blockade shackling crisis Katyn massacre Carl Burckhardt Max Huber Hugh Dalton Britain empire history

Authors and affiliations

  • James Crossland
    • 1
  1. 1.Murdoch UniversityAustralia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137399571
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48580-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-39957-1
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