Source: Armed Services Box 53, 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 YMCA and other Christian organizations printed and distributed a wide range of religious tracts to provide solace to prisoners of war caught behind barbed-wire. The German WPA printed this prayer book, "Thus Saith the Lord," to comfort Russian POW's. Source: Armed Services Box 53, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.