Source: The Literary Digest History of the World War, Volume 7, 1919, 2.

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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  • Hundreds of Russian prisoners of war march past captured gun carriages and German soldiers and into captivity in Germany. After their initial success in the invasion of East Prussia in August 1914, the Germans mounted a massive counter-offensive and destroyed a Russian army at the Battle of Tannenberg. Source: The Literary Digest History of the World War, Volume 7, 1919, 2.