Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 61, 1915, 49.

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 general view of the prison barracks and compound at Wasbek is from a guard tower. A labor detachment of Russian prisoners enters the main gate after a day's work outside the facility. A German guard counts the POW's as they enter the camp. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 61, 1915, 49.