Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 33, 1915, 38.

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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  • View of the barges and barracks at the north end of the prison camp at Danzig on the Vistula River. Prisoners unload planks from barges tied to the docks near the prison camp. The Germans housed some Allied POW's in the barges on the river bank. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 33, 1915, 38.