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Treaties and Documents
Geneva Conventions of 1949 and Additional Protocols, and their Commentaries
Historical Treaties and Documents
Convention (III) relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949.
Relation to the 1929 Convention
The present Convention replaces the Convention of July 27, 1929, in relations between the High Contracting Parties.
Commentary of 1960