Source: Hoffman, In the Prison Camps of Germany, 1920, 48A.

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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  • These three photographs depict the prosthesis donated by the American YMCA to help severely wounded prisoners regain some of their abilities after losing limbs. By providing state-of-the-art prostheses, the Association sought to help these unfortunates learn new trades so they could support their families after the war and not become a burden on society. Source: Hoffman, In the Prison Camps of Germany, 1920, 48A.