BOOKS: A little-known war story

Few have heard of the CRB—the American-led Commission for Relief in Belgium. For nearly 10 million Belgians and northern French facing imminent starvation behind German lines in World War I, the CRB was life-saving. With the indomitable help of young, idealistic Americans, the CRB was responsible for initiating, organizing, and supervising the largest food relief the world had ever seen. This is the story told bv Jeffrey Miller in the narrative non-fiction historical book, “WWI Crusaders” (Millbrown Press,