Source: Current History Magazine, 4 (September 1916): 1017.

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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  • Drawing of Captain Charles Fryatt (d. 1916), master of a Channel steamer, who attempted to ram a German submarine during a crossing. He received a medal from the British government for his efforts, but was later captured by the Germans. The imperial authorities tired Fryatt in a court martial, found him guilty as a franc-tireur, and executed the captain. Source: Current History Magazine, 4 (September 1916): 1017.