The International prisoners-of-war agency : the ICRC in World War One
ICRC, Musée international de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge
Geneva : ICRC, November 2007
16 p. : photogr. ; 21 cm
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.