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B.Y. Wong
The Chinese Red Cross Activities Told in Pictures (Chinese Red Cross Report)
Shanghai: Central Committee, 26 Kiukiang Road, 1929. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Soft cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Text in English. Illustrated in black and white. Original paper wrappers. Light water marks and stains to covers. Stamps of American Red Cross pacific area, San Francisco on front cover and title page. Manuscript notes written with pen and pencil on front cover and title page. A label "This report was written by Dr. B.Y. Wong, Director General of the Chinese Red Cross in 1929. Presented to the Branch Office by the Berkeley Chapter. It was brought from China by Mrs. S. H. Greeley, member of the Board of Directors" pasted on title page. Internally clean and tight. "This little abridged report serves to show the various phases of activity of the Chinese Red Cross. During the recent transformation and unification of the Country, the Chinese Red Cross has taken its fullest share. First Aid Corps to the "front" and Emergency Hospitals serving as auxiliary Base Hospitals to the National Armies have been its preeminent activity. Thousands of both wounded civilians and soldiers have been rescued from the very "jaws of death" and as Red Cross Service men, we feel contended in our endeavour to eliminate sufferings for the Glory of the Sacred Emblem of the Red Cross ("Croix Rouge" in the text)! But our activity is not confined to render surgical and medical assistance to the sick and the wounded only but also to the victims of banditry, Famine Relief work has been inaugurated, medical men dispatched to Spinal Meningitis Epidemic areas, and sanitary nurses t … [Click Below for Full Description]
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