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By Henry Dunant

The horrors witnessed through Dunant after the conflict of Solferino on June 24 1859 and his humanitarian charm are the origins of the pink move movment.

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The memory of your own families will make you considerate Of the people of the country and will keep alive your respect for property, and you may be sure that victory awaits you. " 8. Castiglione della Stiviere, lying six miles south-east of Brescia, has a population of about 5,300. It was before Castiglione that on August 5, 1796, General Bonaparte, with the Army of Italy, won an important victory over the Austrian Field-Marshal Wurmaser. This was two days after the town had been taken by General D'Augereau.

Surgeon of Brigade, Sub-chief of the Department of Health at the Ministry of War. , Private Councillor at the Ministry of War. , Doctor of Philosophy and Theology, Member of the Central Royal Direction for Charitable Institutions: Who, after having exchanged their powers, and found them in good and due form, agreed to the following articles: Art. 1 Ambulances and military hospitals shall be recog-nized as neutral and, as such, protected and respected by the belligerents as long as they accommodate wounded and sick.

The Duke of Magenta is very popular in the French army. His soldiers love him as much as they respect him. For example, in 1856, in Algeria, on the road to Constantine, two ex-Zouaves were inside a diligence, of which I occupied the coupé. They were on their way to Bathna, where they were going as workmen to cut down the forest trees. They were talking about the Near Eastern war, and about Marshal Mac-Mahon, in their picturesque way, and some of their remarks reached my ears: "This General," said one of them, "is there anyone like him?

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