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`Read Book à The origin of the Red cross ð The horrors witnessed by Dunant after the battle of Solferino on June and his humanitarian appeal are the origins of the Red Cross movment This book will stay with me for years to come Dunant brings you into the midst of the battle with all its confusion and carnage and then into the relief efforts that come in the days to follow You can imagine the stench, flies and utterances of those lying in tight make shift hospitals His book makes a compelling case and it worked Both the first Geneva Convention and The Red Cross Society resulted from his labor of love both on and off the field. 1859170 25 26 27 I picked this short book up at the Red Cross Museum when I was traveling though Geneva, Switzerland This is the book that actually inspired the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, and describes the businessman Henry Dunant s experiences of walking through the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino After helping as many injured soldiers as he could using a nearby church as a makeshift infirmary, Dunant penned his memories into this book, and shortly after founded the Red Cross with the hopes of I picked this short book up at the Red Cross Museum when I was traveling though Geneva, Switzerland This is the book that actually inspired the Red Cross and Red Crescent movement, and describes the businessman Henry Dunant s experiences of walking through the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino After helping as many injured soldiers as he could using a nearby church as a makeshift infirmary, Dunant penned his memories into this book, and shortly after founded the Red Cross with the hopes of saving the lives of injured soldiers, regardless of what side they were on I breezed through an English translation of the short book in about a week, reading on and off Dunant s writing is clear, matter of fact and to the point, and makes for a simple and easy to understand book His focus was not to get into the military strategy of the Battle of Solferino, but to bring the aftereffects to the front of the scene As such, this book does get quite graphic at parts, and when combined with the serious subject matter makes for a book that I wouldn t consider recommending it to someone faint of heart But for others that would like to learnabout the experiences of a man that ultimately formed the International Red Cross, there s no better primary source Henri Dunant, ng i s ng l p n n ch ngh a nh n o hi n i, th tr c l th ng nh n ng i Th y S , v s v m t nh c c i xe ng a i ngang qua chi n tr ng Solferino, ng ng y x y ra tr n nh Solferino trong cu c chi n tranh gi nh c l p c a Italia T ng s kho ng g n 40ng n ng i ch t, c s l n ng i b th ng, c ng i l ng Solferino y, ch m trong huy t nh c b y h y Cha c a t ch c th p , xu ng xe, ch m trong m m u th t v x c th i y su t 48 ti ng li n t c c u gi p Henri Dunant, ng i s ng l p n n ch ngh a nh n o hi n i, th tr c l th ng nh n ng i Th y S , v s v m t nh c c i xe ng a i ngang qua chi n tr ng Solferino, ng ng y x y ra tr n nh Solferino trong cu c chi n tranh gi nh c l p c a Italia T ng s kho ng g n 40ng n ng i ch t, c s l n ng i b th ng, c ng i l ng Solferino y, ch m trong huy t nh c b y h y Cha c a t ch c th p , xu ng xe, ch m trong m m u th t v x c th i y su t 48 ti ng li n t c c u gi p th ng binh v ch n c t t s ng ki u th i th t o anh h ng, v i nh ng tr i nghi m kh ng khi p y, ng nh n ra m t i u, d anh phe n o, anh c m s ng ch ng l i ai, th khi anh b th ng anh tr v ng ngh a tr i tim anh, l m u th t i th ng ai c ng c B t k l ai, phe ta hay phe ch, l b n hay k th , l t ng c a anh l g , anh cam k t c i c a n g v i phe ph i n o, khi ng xu ng, ch c n l ng i, anh ph i c ch m s c, ph i c b o v , v ph i c c u v t M t quy n s ch tuy t nh v con ng i v ch ngh a nh n v n M s ch th l i mi n ph , n i chung l m t quy n r t ng c