Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 242, 1915, 112.

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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  • A cosmopolitan group of thirteen Allied officers, representing Belgium, Britain, France, India, and Russia, pose outdoors at the prison camp at Osnabrueck. The Gerrmans used these types of photographs for propaganda purposes to highlight Germany's death struggle with the majority of the world. Source: Backhaus, Die Kriegsgefangenen in Deutschland, Photo 242, 1915, 112.