Home Tags Commission for Relief in Belgium
Tag: Commission for Relief in Belgium
Publishing: Disparaged US President Herbert Hoover Was a Great Humanitarian
Publishing NEWS: -- Herbert Hoover's fall from grace during his presidency (1928-1932) has been well documented, but his initial rise to greatness -- when he became known to the world as a Great Humanitarian -- has all but been forgotten, according to "Yanks behind the Lines" (ISBN 978-1538141649; Rowman & Littlefield) author Jeffrey B. Miller, who is the first historian in more than thirty years to focus his three award-winning nonfiction books on Hoover's WWI efforts in German-occupied Belgium.
Publishing: A Little-known WWI Anniversary Celebrates America’s Humanitarian Roots
Publishing NEWS: -- On Oct. 22, 1914, less than three months after the start of World War I, one of the largest food-relief programs the world has ever seen was begun when the Commission for Relief in Belgium (CRB) was founded in London by a group of prominent Americans, according to Jeffrey B. Miller, author "Yanks behind the Lines: How the Commission for Relief in Belgium Saved Millions from Starvation during World War I" (ISBN 978-1538141649; Rowman & Littlefield).