Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 69, 1915, 52.

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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  • French prisoners work in the Parcel Post Office in the prison camp at Friedrichsfeld under the supervision of German non-commissioned officers. The POW's log in packages in preparation for their distribution to the inmates. Business in the office appears to be brisk given the large number of parcels on the shelves and stacked on the floor. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 69, 1915, 52.