Source: Cohen, The Ruhleben Camp, 1917, 182B.

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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  • British internees wait outside the parcel post office window to pick up a package from their family or a friend. The Germans had to inspect the parcels for contraband before turning the packages over to the prisoners. Source: Cohen, The Ruhleben Camp, 1917, 182B.