Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 30, 1921, 98B.

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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  • Skilled Russian carpenters work in a wood shop in the prison camp at Wahn bei Koeln. They are producing ornate chairs, including a three-legged chair to the right. Note that some of the prisoners wear red arm bands on their upper arms for identification purposes. Source: Doegen, Kriegsgefangene Voelker, Photo 30, 1921, 98B.