Source: Armed Services Box 55, 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 vast sea of prisoners is demonstrated by this “photograph” of 30,000 Russian prisoners of war standing in the compound of an unidentified German prison camp. This picture is actually a montage of several photographs produced by the American YMCA (note the disproportion of sizes between the groups of men) to show the cramped conditions of prison life during the war. Source: Armed Services Box 55, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, University of Minnesota.