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A Journal from Our Legation in Belgium (Hardcover)

Author: Gibson, Hugh

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Hugh Simons Gibson was an American diplomat. He was in Belgium as secretary to the American Legation, when World War I began. In 1915 he unsuccessfully attempted to prevent the execution of British Nurse Edith Cavell. He was a friend of Herbert Hoover, Foreign Service officer: U.S. Minister to Poland, 1919-24; Switzerland, 1924-27; Luxembourg, 1927-33, 1937-38; U.S. Ambassador to Belgium, 1927-33, 1937-38; Brazil, 1933-36. He was on the front cover of Time Magazine on the Nov. 26, 1923, July 18, 1927 and Feb. 8, 1932 issues.


Publisher Kessinger Publishing
Mfg Part# 9780548030585
SKU 205823179
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0548030588
Release Date 10/1/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0450
Publisher Kessinger Publishing
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