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

By François Bugnion, Françoise Perret (Author)
Published : 2009


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.