Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 19, 1921, 62B.

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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  • Indian prisoners prepare unleaven bread from a special wheat flour in an oven in the prison camp at Zossen-Wuensdorf. Indian POW's peer through the barbed-wire covered window to watch the bakers at work. As a propaganda camp designed to recruit Muslim prisoners, the Germans permitted the Indian POW's to prepare special meals that were not available in other camps. Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 19, 1921, 62B.