The Great War, the child’s body and the American Red Cross

  title={The Great War, the child’s body and the American Red Cross},
  author={Friederike Kind-Kov{\'a}cs},
  journal={European Review of History: Revue europ{\'e}enne d'histoire},
  pages={33 - 62}
  • Friederike Kind-Kovács
  • Published 2 January 2016
  • Political Science
  • European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire
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