Source: Backhaus, Die Ernaehrung des Kriegsgefangenen im Deutsches Reich, 1915, 165.

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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  • Dr. Rubner also compiled the statistics for these three tables which outline food consumption, caloric intake, and protein consumption of German subjects by 1915. This information was presented at a conference of Geramn officers from POW camps and were used to determine food rations for Allied prisoners. Source: Backhaus, Die Ernaehrung des Kriegsgefangenen im Deutsches Reich, 1915, 165.