Source: Stachiewicz, Za Kratami Wiezien I Drutami, Tom II, 1928, 393.

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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  • An Austrian officer, General Schilling, examines each Polish Legionnaire prisoner in an unidentified Austrian prison camp prior to the POW's release in March 1918. The Austrians implemented a policy of nationalism regarding their conquests in the east and this examination was part of the repatriation process. Source: Stachiewicz, Za Kratami Wiezien I Drutami, Tom II, 1928, 393.