Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 35, 1921, 110B.

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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  • Prisoners enjoy an afternoon of lawn bowling in a prison camp in Germany. Several prisoners inspect the pins, while others observe their activity from the bench. The POWs went to considerable effort to make and maintain outdoor bowling lanes. Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 35, 1921, 110B.