B, General services, 1917- ongoing, 3313 metres of shelf space


The records produced by ICRC services, secretariats and departments in Geneva have an index number starting with the letter B. Particular attention should be drawn to the records pertaining to conflicts in the 1930s – the Sino-Japanese war, the Second Italo-Abyssinian war, the Spanish civil war, etc – and to the Second World War and its aftermath. The ICRC archives from 1966-1975 cover a number of important historical events, including the Vietnam War, the Nigeria-Biafra War, the military junta in Greece, and the coup against President Allende in Chile.

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