Source: Der Weltkrieg, 5 (1916): 281.

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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  • Recently captured by Bavarian troops, these Senegalese soldiers will join their French comrades behind them in captivity in Germany. The German caption calls these colonial troops "Franzoesische Kulturtraeger" ("Conveyors of French Culture") to highlight the Allies' dependence on colonial forces for their security. Source: Der Weltkrieg, 5 (1916): 281.