In June 1942, the Allied governments investigated whether they could support and enlarge an ongoing Swiss-led humanitarian mission to evacuate 100,000 Belgian, French and Yugoslav children from their war-torn countries and send them to neutral Switzerland. The logistics of these plans involved gaining the consent of the German government, the participation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and its national branches, the approval of the Swiss government, the financial support of the British government, and the promise of provisions from the United States and Canada.
|Title of host publication
|Children and War Past and Present II
|Grazia Prontera, Wolfgang Aschauer, John Buckley, Helga Embachler, Albert Lichtblau, Johannes-Dieter Steinert
|Helion & Co.
|Number of pages
|Published - 15 Jan 2017