Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 187,1915, 94.

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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  • An Orthodox priest conducts an outdoor service for a large group of devout Russian prisoners of war at Sprottau on a makeshift platform and altar. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 187,1915, 94.