Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 20, 1921, 68B.

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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  • Tailors are busy at work at the back of this workshop while cobblers labor behind the screened-wire wall to the right in the prison camp at Stendal. Skilled laborers supported the operation of prison camps by making and repairing shoes, boots, and clothing. Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 20, 1921, 68B.