Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 21, 1915, 33.

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 photograph provides a panoramic view of the prison camp at Ohrdruf. It clearly shows the prison camp barracks, the wire fence (with a German sentry on guard duty), and the Thueringian hills in the background. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 21, 1915, 33.