Source: Review of Reviews, 51 (June 1915): 649.

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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  • Exterior view of the American Embassy in Berlin during World War I. This building was the old Schwabach Palace, located on the Wilhelm Square, which the U.S. Ambassador, James W. Gerard, rented as his residence and embassy. This building became a beehive of activity in August 1914 as most the European Great Powers went to war and the United States Government assmed responsibility for many Allied interests. Source: Review of Reviews, 51 (June 1915): 649.