Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 36, 1915, 40.

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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  • This is an exterior view of the four-story prison facility for officers at Heidelberg. The photograph clearly shows the three tennis courts and exercise ground within the compound. A tennis match is underway in the center court. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 36, 1915, 40.