Source: Aus deutschen Kriegsgefangenen, Zweite Folge, 1916, 55.

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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  • Three Russian prisoners at Worms demonstrate their artificial legs that they received in prison. Many POW's arrived from military hospitals without limbs and the Germans, with the aid of charitable organizations such as the YMCA, provided these unfortunates with modern prosthetics. Source: Aus deutschen Kriegsgefangenen, Zweite Folge, 1916, 55.