Source: Harper's Pictorial Library, Volume 1, 1920, p. 303.

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 a photograph of the U.S. embassy staff in Berlin in August 1916. Ambassador James W. Gerard stands in the center of the group, holding some papers. These men were responsible for the official inspection of German treatment of Allied prisoners of war in the Kriegsministeriums prison camp system and reporting their findings to the Entente governments. Source: Harper's Pictorial Library, Volume 1, 1920, p. 303.