It was on the news this morning. Seems they've been in Geneva all this time and nobody has looked at them!
Just heard a story on National Public Radio of a discovery of the details of over a million World War One dead in a Red Cross archive. Is this recent news or has it been common knowledge in Blighty for some time ?
What a tremendous source of information it's going to be, especially once it's been digitalised (?) !
I seem to remember reading elsewhere that Switzerland weren't quite as neutral during WWs 1 and 2 as they make out. Or at least that the only side they were on was their own. I wonder to what extent the Red Cross is bound up in the Swiss government and whether these records haven't been known about and ignored (or covered up) for all these years. To what end, who knows, but I can't be the only one wondering ...