Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 4, 1915, 27.

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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  • A group of Russian prisoners, along with German NCO's, pose for a photograph in the prison compound in Czersk. Many of the prisoners are standing on the roof of a barrack (note the window), which was one of the earthen dug out type in this camp. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 4, 1915, 27.