Source: Hoffman, In the Prison Camps of Germany, 1920, 216B.

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 Physical Culture Association presented an Assault at Arms in the prison camp in Ruhleben. This program included a punching bag demonstration and a number of wrestling, fencing, and boxing matches. Source: Hoffman, In the Prison Camps of Germany, 1920, 216B.