The Red Cross in Peace and War

The Red Cross in Peace and War

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"[...]headquarters. The Swiss colors being a white cross on a red ground, the badge chosen was these colors reversed. There are no "members of the Red Cross," but only members of societies whose sign it is. There is no "Order of the Red Cross." The relief societies use, each according to its convenience, whatever methods seem best suited to prepare in times of peace for the necessities of sanitary service in times of war. They gather and store gifts of money and supplies; arrange hospitals, ambulances, methods of transportation of wounded men, bureaus of information, correspondence, etc. All that the most ingenious philanthropy could devise and execute has been attempted in this direction. In the Franco-Prussian war this was abundantly tested. That Prussia acknowledged its beneficence is proven by the fact that the emperor affixed the[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 632 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.23mm | 875.43g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507558074
  • 9781507558072