Source: Austin, My Experiences as a German Prisoner, 1915, 72.

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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  • As a punishment camp for Allied officers, usually men who had attempted to escape from other camps, there were not many options for prisoners for recreation. This French prisoner is passing time by drawing sketches of battle scenes to decorate the walls of the ward at Koeln. Source: Austin, My Experiences as a German Prisoner, 1915, 72.