Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 16, 1915, 30.

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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  • Thousands of Russian prisoners line up for their dinner rations in the prison compound at Hammerstein. Their soup will be laddled from the large wooden barrels at the front of each line. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 16, 1915, 30.