Source: Holt, From the First Shot, 1918, 190.

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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  • Dejected French prisoners of war sit on their double bunk beds or on the floor of their barrack in a German prison camp. Their laundry hangs to dry on a wash line near the rafters. The prospect of waiting for the war to end was a psychological challenge to most men in captivity. Source: Holt, From the First Shot, 1918, 190.