Source: For the Millions of Men Now Under Arms, 2:10 (1 February 1917): 26B.

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 number of YMCA recreation chests sit on the steps in front of a building. These chests contained books, games, musical instruments, and stationery and the Association sent them to German prisoners of war working on labor detachments across Britain and France. These men did not have access to the Red Triangle program and the YMCA sought to provide them some relief during their work outside of camp. Source: For the Millions of Men Now Under Arms, 2:10 (1 February 1917): 26B.