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Behind The Lines

£10.99

Product description

During World War I, the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) initiated, organized, and supervised the largest food and relief drive the world has ever seen. Working in concert with its counterpart in Belgium, the Comite National, the CRB fed and clothed for four years more than 9 million Belgians and northern French trapped behind German lines. Young, idealistic Americans volunteered to go into German-occupied Belgium to guarantee the food would not be taken by the Germans. They had to maintain strict neutrality in what they said and did as they watched the Belgians suffer under the harsh German regime.

Covering August 1914 through December 1914, this nonfiction book follows a handful of CRB delegates, a twenty-two-year-old Belgian woman, two U.S. diplomats, the head of the CRB, and a Belgian businessman and a Belgian priest who team up to fight the German occupation. It is a story that few have heard.

Item details

Author(s):
Jeffrey B.Miller
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
3 x 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0990689301
ISBN-13:
9780990689300
Number of pages:
440
Publisher:
Milbrown Press
Title:
Behind The Lines

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During World War I, the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) initiated, organized, and supervised the largest food and relief drive the world has ever seen. Working in concert with its counterpart in Belgium, the Comite National, the CRB fed and clothed for four years more than 9 million Belgians and northern French trapped behind German lines. Young, idealistic Americans volunteered to go into German-occupied Belgium to guarantee the food would not be taken by the Germans. They had to maintain strict neutrality in what they said and did as they watched the Belgians suffer under the harsh German regime.

Covering August 1914 through December 1914, this nonfiction book follows a handful of CRB delegates, a twenty-two-year-old Belgian woman, two U.S. diplomats, the head of the CRB, and a Belgian businessman and a Belgian priest who team up to fight the German occupation. It is a story that few have heard.

Author(s):
Jeffrey B.Miller
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
3 x 15.2 x 22.9 cm
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0990689301
ISBN-13:
9780990689300
Number of pages:
440
Publisher:
Milbrown Press
Title:
Behind The Lines

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