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The Story of a Red Cross Unit in Serbia James Berry

The Story of a Red Cross Unit in Serbia

James Berry

Published July 26th 2015
ISBN : 9781331199984
Paperback
348 pages
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Excerpt from The Story of a Red Cross Unit in SerbiaThis book has been written at the request of many friends who wished to have some permanent record of the work done by our Mission, the Anglo-Serbian Hospital, or the Royal Free Hospital UnitMoreExcerpt from The Story of a Red Cross Unit in SerbiaThis book has been written at the request of many friends who wished to have some permanent record of the work done by our Mission, the Anglo-Serbian Hospital, or the Royal Free Hospital Unit as it is also called, during our year in Serbia. It may also be of some interest to the general public as a plain story of one of the many subsidiary enterprises undertaken by the British peoples during the Great War. We hope that the details of the sanitary precautions adopted to prevent the occurrence and spread of typhus and other diseases may perhaps be of use to others who may be called upon in the future to set up hospitals under similar conditions in foreign countries.Our intimate association in war time both with the Serbs and with our Austro-Hungarian enemies gave us an insight into the character of both these nations which was of extreme interest to ourselves and which we have endeavoured to portray in the following pages. Indeed the whole of our years stay in Serbia was a strange mixture of tragedy, comedy and pathos.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.