Under the Red Cross Flag at Home and Abroad

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J.B. Lippincott, 1915 - Red Cross - 333 pages

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Page 129 - I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same, that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that I will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter. So help me God.
Page 29 - On England's annals, through the long Hereafter of her speech and song, That light its rays shall cast From portals of the past. A lady with a lamp shall stand In the great history of the land, A noble type of good, Heroic womanhood.
Page 88 - August 22, 1864) . . . to act in matters of voluntary relief and in accord with the military and naval authorities as a medium of communication between the people of the United States of America and their Army and Navy...
Page 320 - UT, 2. Subject to the care that must be taken of them under the preceding article, the sick and wounded of an army who fall into the power of the other belligerent become prisoners of war, and the general rules of international law in respect to prisoners become applicable to them.
Page 324 - The present Declaration is only binding on the Contracting Powers in case of war between two or more of them. It shall cease to be binding from the time when, in a war between the Contracting Powers, one of the belligerents is Joined by a non-Contracting Power.
Page 327 - To furnish volunteer aid to the sick and wounded of armies in time of war...
Page 254 - The emblem of the red cross on a white ground and the words Red Cross or Geneva Cross may only be used, whether in time of peace or war, to protect or designate sanitary formations and establishments, the personnel and materiel protected by the convention.
Page 112 - Title [RS 4501-4613], however, shall prevent the owner or consignee or master of any vessel, except vessels bound, from a port in the United States to any foreign port, other than vessels engaged in trade between the United States and the British North American possessions, or the West...
Page 331 - Be it enacted by the Senate and Bouse of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That this Act may be cited as the "Housing Amendments of 1957".

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