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History of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Volume IV: from Budapest to Saigon, 1956-1965

09-12-2009 Publication Ref. 4011 François Bugnion, Françoise Perret

This publication covers the years 1956-1965, a decade that was profoundly marked by heightening tensions in the Cold War. Among other events, the book examines the Hungarian uprising of October 1956, the Cuban missile crisis, which brought the world to the brink of nuclear war in October 1962, and the heavy US involvement in Vietnam in the spring of 1965.


  • Author(s): François Bugnion, Françoise Perret
  • Copyright: Georg Editeur / ICRC
  • Release year: 2009
  • Production locations: Geveva
  • Edition: Georg Editeur, Switzerland
  • Languages available: French only
  • Type of product: Book
  • Price: CHF 49.-
  • Reference: 4011

 To order this publication, please contact Georg Editeur directly.