Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 37, 1915, 40.

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 number of incarcerated prisoners (primarily Russian officers with a few French POW's) stand in the courtyard of the fortress waiting for their dinner. There are a number of German guards on the left hand side as well as German staff members to the rear of the group. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 37, 1915, 40.