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The Story of an idea

By oo (Author)
Published : 2003


The strip cartoon depicts the history of the Red Cross in a particularly accessible manner : the battle of Solferino and the relief given to the wounded and dying by Henry Dunant, with the help of women from the surrounding area ; the fervent appeal he made to the world in his book A Memory of Solferino : the brith of the International Committee of the Red Cross and how the Geneva Conventions and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement came into being.