Source: Mayo, That Damned Y, 1920, 294B.

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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  • This bill-board stood on the bridge over the Rhine River at Coblenz and provided information for American doughboys, on occupation duty in Germany, regarding social services offered by the YMCA, the Knights of Columbus, the Red Cross, the Jewish Welfare Board, the Salvation Army, and the YWCA. Red Triangle services dwarfed those of the other American welfare agencies as indicated by the programs highlighted on this sign. Source: Mayo, That Damned Y, 1920, 294B.