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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  • Scottish prisoners of war receive holiday parcels from their families and friends after the packages passed through the German censors. Many families commissioned the YMCA to provide parcels containing food and clothing not included in Red Cross parcels. This additional food and clothing significantly improved these prisoners' standard of living inside the prison camps. Source: Association Men, 41 (January 1916): 193.