Source: Armed Services Box 55, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.

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 Board of Education in London issued this appeal for books or funding to send text books to British prisoners of war who sought to continue their educations while in prison camps. This was an opportunity for POW's to pursue educations to complete their academic programs or obtain a better job after repatriation. Source: Armed Services Box 55, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.