Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 165, 1915, 85.

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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  • Russian prisoners play mandolins and violins while two POW's dance in the compound in Czersk. German non-commissioned officers watch the entertainment. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 165, 1915, 85.