This 1998 Times Literary Supplement essay reviews a massive history of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the Red Cross movement up through the end of the Second World War - a book which was the first to use access to ICRC archives of the Second World War.
Times Literary Supplement
Anderson, Kenneth, "First in the Field: The Unique Mission and Legitimacy of the Red Cross in a Culture of Legality" (1998). Popular Media. 130.