Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 198, 1915, 99.

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, British, and Russian prisoners of war pack the YMCA reading room in Goettingen. To maximize space, there are no tables to make sure that as many prisoners as possible can be accommodated in the reading room. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 198, 1915, 99.