Source: International Yearbook of the World's Alliance of YMCA's, 1920, 35.

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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  • Ernst Sartorius served as a World's Alliance Secretary from 1910 to 1930. He joined the World's Committee as the librarian and became the Associate to the General Secretary. During World War I, Sartorius edited The Messenger to Prisoners of War, the World's Alliance's monthly publication for POW's. After Christian Phildius opened Bulgarian prison camps to War Prisoners' Aid operations in December 1916, the World's Alliance sent Sartorius to serve as the Senior Secretary to supervise relief work in the kingdom. Source: International Yearbook of the World's Alliance of YMCA's, 1920, 35.