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Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), pioneer of modern nursing

Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), pioneer of modern nursing

“Yet we are often told that a nurse needs only to be ‘devoted and obedient.’ This definition would do just as well for a porter. It might even do for ...

The New IHL Bibliography is out! (2018/1)

The New IHL Bibliography is out! (2018/1)

Once again, the ICRC librarians highlighted some noteworthy documents…

Artistic expression in Prisoner of War Camps (1)

Artistic expression in Prisoner of War Camps (1)

Starting in 1940, millions of soldiers from the Allied armies were captured by German troops and sent to Prisoner of War camps throughout the Third Reich. Some of them were ...

Capturing exodus on film : permanency and evolution

Capturing exodus on film : permanency and evolution

Series in four episodes available in French only.

Love Agency : Love letters during the Second World War

Love Agency : Love letters during the Second World War

Sometimes, the Agency finds itself unable to reach the recipient. As a consequence, thousands of letters, written by mothers, spouses, sisters, or fiancées worried about the fate of their loved ...