Source: Forbes, Leslie's Photographic Review of the Great War, 1920.

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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  • A YMCA club car serves American and White Russian troops somewhere in Siberia with hot coffee and cigarettes. Control of railway lines was critical to the war effort in the Russian Civil War and the Association operated "mobile huts" in railway cars across Russia and Siberia to meet Allied solider demands. Source: Forbes, Leslie's Photographic Review of the Great War, 1920.