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The International Prisoners of War Agency: The ICRC in World War One

15-11-2007 Publication Ref. 0937

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The ICRC established the International Prisoners of War Agency in Geneva on 21 August 1914. Its role was to restore contact between people separated by war – prisoners of war, civilian internees, and civilians in occupied territories – and it recruited hundreds of volunteers.


  • Copyright: ICRC & Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge
  • Release year: 2007
  • Production locations: Geneva
  • Languages available: English, French
  • Type of product: Book
  • Price: Free of charge
  • Reference: 0937

11 pp., 15 x 21 cm