Source: The British Prisoner of War, No. 6 (June 1918): 67.

From Pursuit of an "unparalleled opportunity": American YMCA and prisoner of war diplomacy among the Central Power nations during World War I, 1914-1923 by Kenneth Steuer

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  • The prison camp at Ruhleben had a very active athletic program, which helped internees pass their time and kept them physically fit. This drawing shows several internees taking their lives in their hands as they walk along the race track amid a variety of games in progress. The strollers are assaulted by other internees playing cricket, field hockey, soccer, golf, and even baseball (Canadian players). Source: The British Prisoner of War, No. 6 (June 1918): 67.