Source: Paul B. Anderson Photo Collection, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Minneapolis, MN.

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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  • American POWs continued to play baseball, football, and volleyball in German prison camps with sports equipment supplied by the YMCA. U.S. soldiers are in the middle of a football game on the compound at Rastatt with a sizeable crowd of spectators cheering them on. Source: Paul B. Anderson Photo Collection, Kautz Family YMCA Archives, Minneapolis, MN.