Source: Morgenthau, Ambassador Morgenthau's Story, 1919, 136C.

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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  • Field Marshal Otto Liman von Sanders (1855–1929) led the German military mission to the Ottoman Empire in 1913 to reorganize the Turkish Army; he assumed overall command of Ottoman forces after the Turks entered the war in November 1914. Source: Morgenthau, Ambassador Morgenthau's Story, 1919, 136C.