History of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Volume III: from Yalta to Dien Bien Phu, 1945-1955

10 June 2020
History of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Volume III: from Yalta to Dien Bien Phu, 1945-1955
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In the aftermath of the Second World War, the ICRC, morally weakened and on the verge of bankruptcy, saw its very existence called into question. It was reproached for failing to publicly condemn Nazi crimes against Jews and Soviet prisoners of war and for its ties to the Swiss establishment. Ten years on, however, its position had been restored.