Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 110, 1915, 65.

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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  • A German medical officer vaccinates Belgian and French prisoners against cholera in the prison camp in Chemnitz. Epidemics raged quickly through prison camps due to the close proximity of prisoners in cramped barracks and German medical staffs took preventative measures to ensure healthy prison camps. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 110, 1915, 65.