even erased altogether by the lived experiences
of First People’.3 In this way, the story negates a view of citizenship
and national identity as contingent on conceptions of the ‘fraternity’
that emerges from the policing of national borders, or, the ‘deep, horizontal comradeship’ critiqued by political scientist Benedict Anderson
in his iconic work on imagined communities.4 This kind of fraternity,
Anderson would have it, is rooted in an understanding of nationhood
and community that ignores and takes part in the ongoing erasures
and elisions of peoples and
limitless adventure’, where the most basic reason
for ‘being there’ was ‘to watch’. Lloyd’s narrative is marked by an orgy of
killing, mutilation, irony, and comradeship, where the memory of action
has a narcotic effect which delivers a ‘hit’ that can be obtained by visiting
‘old war haunts’.52 Local women are uniformly characterized by Lloyd as
‘beautiful’, ‘long-legged’, ‘lithe’, ‘unobtainable’, and in at least one instance,
‘vampiresque’. What is also unobtainable for Lloyd, at the end of the day,
is the authenticity of Bosnia. Although he complains about those who
Stuart times; our comradeship in two world wars, and
in our efforts to create conditions of lasting peace following those
But Wilson, as he noted later, had
‘prepared no speech, and had to speak, as they say, right on’. 31 In his impromptu address he used
the expression ‘close relationship’ instead of the established
formulation ‘special relationship’. 32 The
/ 373 22, Simons, July 1960.
95 Gray, Germany’s Cold War , p. 58; M. Anic de Osona , Die erste Anerkennung der DDR. Der Bruch der deutsch-jugoslawischen Beziehungen 1957 ( Baden-Baden : Nomos , 1990 ); M. C. Theurer , Bonn – Belgrad- Ost-Berlin: die Beziehungen der beiden deutschen Staaten zu Jugoslawien im Vergleich: 1957–1968 ( Berlin : Logos , 2008 ), p. 112 ; S. Rajak , Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union in the Early Cold War: Reconciliation, Comradeship, Confrontation, 1953–57 ( London : Routledge , 2011 ), p. 202 .
96 PA AA, MfAA A
1954–62, USIA Inspection Staff, RG 306, NACP.
77 Inspection Report USIS Yugoslavia, 20 November 1959, 4–6.
78 Svetozar Rajak, Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union in the Early Cold War: Reconciliation, Comradeship, Confrontation, 1953–1957 (London; New York: Routledge, 2011 ), https://doi.org/10.1080/14682745.2011.569155 .
79 Dimić, Jugoslavija i Hladni rat , 123–87, 278–9; Tvrtko Jakovina, Treća Strana Hladnog Rata (Zagreb: Fraktura, 2011 ), 39–78; Vladimir Petrović, ‘“Pošteni posrednik”. Jugoslavija između starih i novih spoljnopolitičkih
Humanitarian diplomacy and the cultures of appeasement in
-operative endeavours, carried on in the spirit of comradeship, are a wish of humanity that is old and ever new … The success of the Red Cross in its international work is undoubtedly due to the wise and steadfast resoluteness with which it has, from the very beginning of its existence, based its work upon the respect and the power of national endeavours. 50
In 1936 the DRK had come under direct control of the Nazi Party. By May 1936, Saxe-Coburg could announce that the ‘transformation of the German Red Cross according to National-Socialist principles has been carried out
Neville Wylie, Melanie Oppenheimer, and James Crossland
, Harrison Fisher’s 1918 poster ‘I summon you to comradeship in the Red Cross – Woodrow Wilson’, depicted on the dust cover of Irwin’s Making the World Safe (see note 38), or A. E. Foringer’s ‘The Greatest Mother in the World’, which featured in ARC fundraising posters in 1918 and 1919, and again in 1943. See, in general, D. Palmieri, ‘Humanitarianism on the Screen: The ICRC films, 1921–1965’, in Paulmann, Humanitarianism and the Media , pp. 90–106; and D. Rodogno and H. Fehrenbach (eds), Humanitarian Photography: A History ( Cambridge : Cambridge University