Source: YMCA Photo Collection A, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 6H, 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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  • American: 1900-present
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  • General view of the prison camp at Spratzern, probably taken from the water tower or an observation post. Russian prisoners (37,000 in this prison camp alone) mill about the year between the barracks. In the background one can see the surrounding mountains. Source: YMCA Photo Collection A, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Photo 6H, Minneapolis, MN.