Source: Association Men, 41 (January 1916): 193.

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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  • Russian prisoners compete in a game of soccer in an unidentified German prison camp in this YMCA photograph. The introduction of sports in prison camps provided the POW's with healthy competition and a relief from the monotony of life behind barbed-wire. Source: Association Men, 41 (January 1916): 193.