Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 189, 1915, 95.

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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  • A Russian Orthodox priest in vestments holds a divine service in the prison compound at Goerlitz in front of a make-shift altar. Wooden barracks stand in the background of the photograph. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 189, 1915, 95.