Source: Armed Services Records Box 53, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Minneapolis, MN.

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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  • Exterior view of the new Association building in Crossen-an-der-Oder recently completed by POW laborers. The YMCA hut became the center of social, educational, and spiritual activities in the prison camp. Note the imperial German flag flying above the building. Source: Armed Services Records Box 53, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Minneapolis, MN.