Source: The Times History of the War, 21 (1919): 218.

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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  • This drawing depicts recently-released French prisoners of war, carrying their belongings on their backs, as they cross the frontier and meet two French soldiers (at the right) at Strasburg. They returned home one week after the signing of the Armistice, which required the Germans to release Allied prisoners. Source: The Times History of the War, 21 (1919): 218.