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ICRC in WW II: bibliography

23-10-2007

Proposals for further reading on the ICRC's work during the second world war.

 

   

    

 Studies  

Ben-Tov, Arieh, Facing the Holocaust in Budapest: The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Jews in Hungary (1943-1945) , Henry Dunant Institute, Geneva, and Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, 1988, XVII + 492 pp.

Bugnion, François, The International Committee of the Red Cross and the Protection of War Victims , ICRC, Geneva, and MacMillan, Oxford, October 2003, LXVII & 1161 pages (in particular pp. 167-243); original French: Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge et la protection des victimes de la guerre , second French edition, ICRC, Geneva, June 2000, LV & 1444 pages (in particular pp. 186-274).

Djurovic, Gradimir, The Central Tracing Agency of the International Committee of the Red Cross , Henry Dunant Institute, Geneva, 1986, 259 pp.

Durand, André, History of the International Committee of the Red Cross: From Sarajevo to Hiroshima , Henry Dunant Institute and ICRC, Geneva, 1984, 675 pp.

Favez, Jean-Claude, " 1942: Le Comité international de la Croix-Rouge, les déportations et les camps " , in Vingtième siècle , No. 21, January-March 1989, pp. 45-56.

Favez, Jean-Claude, The Red Cross and the Holocaust , Cambridge University Press, 1999, 353 pp.

Haug, Hans, with Hans-Peter Gasser, Françoise Perret and Jean Pierre Robert-Tissot, Humanity for all: The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement , Henry Dunant Institute, Geneva, and Paul Haupt Publishers, Bern/Stuttgart/Vienna, 1993, 682 pp.

   

    

 Other documents and publications  

Klarsfeld, Serge (ed.) : Recueil de documents des archives du Comité international de la Croix-Rouge sur le sort des Juifs de France internés et déportés, 1939-1945, Edited by Serge Klarsfeld with the co-operation of Jean Levy, The Beate Klarsfeld Foundation, 3 volumes, vol. I and II, documents, décembre 1999, 1014 pages, vol. III, Table des documents et index, par Ruth Fivaz-Silbermann, December 2005, 105 pages.

Siordet, Frédéric (ed.), Inter arma caritas: The work of the International Committee of the Red Cross during the Second World War , ICRC, Geneva, second edition, 1973, 135 pp.

 Documents relating to the work of the International Committee of the Red Cross for the benefit of civilian detainees in German concentration camps between 1939 and 1945, ICRC, Geneva, 1975, 125 pp.

 Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross on its activities during the Second World War, three volumes and an annex, ICRC, Geneva, 1948. 

Vol.I, " General activities " , 736 pp.

Vol. II, " The Central Agency for Prisoners of War " , 320 pp.

Vol. III, " Relief activities " , 539 pp.

Annexes, 69 pp.

 Ravitaillement de la Grèce pendant l'occupation 1941-1944 et pendant les premiers cinq mois après la libération : Rapport final de la Commission de Gestion pour les Secours en Grèce sous les auspices du Comité International de la Croix-Rouge , Imprimerie de la Société Hellénique d'Editions, Athens, 1949, 627 + 75 pp.

 International Review of the Red Cross, 1939-1945.

 Bulletin international des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge, 1939-1945.