Belgian Red Cross Aid to Kingdom of Serbia during the Balkan Wars Cover Image

Помоћ белгијског Црвеног крста Краљевини Србији током Балканских ратова
Belgian Red Cross Aid to Kingdom of Serbia during the Balkan Wars

Author(s): Biljana Stojić
Subject(s): History
Published by: Istorijski institut, Beograd
Keywords: Serbia; Balkan wars; Red Cross; Antwerp; Gustave Antoine; Milenko Vesnić

Summary/Abstract: During Balkan wars (1912-1913) International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva and its various sections around the world, have gathered a variety of assistance for victims of the Balkan conflict. Collected aid was shared equally through the International Agency for Information in Belgrade, or through national section of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. In gathering support in favor of Serbian victims great contribution made by the Belgian Red Cross. In cooperation with the Belgian section of the Red Cross, the Honorary Consul of the Kingdom of Serbia in Antwerp Gustave Antoine was pointed out in collecting aid for Serbian victims. In this paper we prepared three reports Consul Antoine, which testify about assistance that consulate collected between October 1912 to August 1913, in cooperation with a section of the Red Cross in Antwerp. Prepared documents are part of the fund the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Legation in Paris), deposited in the Archives of Serbia.

  • Issue Year: 2011
  • Issue No: 32
  • Page Range: 529-542
  • Page Count: 14
  • Language: Serbian